(SOLD) Study off Sassoferrato’s “Madonna in Sorrow”

5×7 oil painting study of Our Lady after Sassoferato’s painting from 1600’s!  Read more about the painting below!


Optionally available with a beautiful, custom handmade frame with 24k gold leaf accents, ready to hang in your home. Painting size is 5″x7″, with the frame it’s 10″x12″. Click here to purchase frame.

All shipping for originals includes insurance and tracking, even outside the US.


On the Painting:

Our Lady gazes off into the distance as she contemplates the Passion of her Son, her hands clasped in prayer and hope in God’s will.

Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato’s work was held in high regard through the mid-19th century, and went through a huge revival in the 20th when interest returned to the Baroque style of art.

His paintings of Our Lady are extremely well known to this day, this being one of many that you probably have seen a hundred times but never knew who painted it.


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


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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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