(SOLD) Study off Federico Barocci’s “Saint Francis”

(1 customer review)

5×7 oil painting study of St. Francis after Barocci’s painting from the 1600’s!  Read more about the painting below!



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On the Painting:

This is a highly zoomed in study of Barocci’s Saint Francis painting. In the rest of it, Francis is gazing up at the crucifix, surrounded by the darkness of his cave in Assisi. A nail can be seen in his hand, a sign of the stigmata St. Francis received.

Barocci has a way with color and shadow. Every color is muted, and yet there is a great breadth of color to be seen – almost the entire rainbow. His control of his brush and the paint marks him as one of the greatest painters of his time, leading into the Baroque period of Rubens.


This alla prima study is part of my training arc for painting the Litany of Loretto Marian series, which I’ve begun to develop on my Patreon! You can find out more about it here.

No prints will be made of the master copy studies.

Painted on an archival panel; linen mounted on 3/8″ plywood. It cannot hang by itself, but will fit in most standard 5×7 frames.

Additional information

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 4 in

1 review for (SOLD) Study off Federico Barocci’s “Saint Francis”

  1. Katie

    The picture arrived right away and is absolutely stunning!

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While many items are made to order, I always strive to get your order out by the next shipping day – Tuesday and Thursday. I ship First Class USPS which generally takes 2-4 days after that to arrive at your house.

11×14 prints and canvas prints are drop shipped and will take up to 5 days to ship. Smaller prints are stocked here and ship regularly.

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Your Impact

For every order, 10% of all proceeds will go to organizations who provide resources to at risk women before and after birth.

The first is The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford. They area a local organization to me,  providing resources and care for free to women in crisis pregnancies, from ultrasounds to parenting classes to post abortion healing.

The second is the Sisters of Life, a newer religious community founded in 1991 in New York to promote the dignity of every human life. They have houses for women to come live with them during and after their pregnancy as they get back on their feet, as well as counseling for post abortion healing, and other missions.

About the artist

Hi! I’m Monica Skrzypczak; an oil painter and rosary maker with a passion for creating beauty and bringing faith into every home. Feel free to contact me to commission a painting or a custom rosary!

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