About the Image:
This breathtaking artwork captures the moment of the resurrected Christ appearing to His mother, the Virgin Mary, with two famous Italian saints kneeling before Him. The left side is graced by Saint Catherine of Sienna, while Saint Francis of Assisi kneels on the right. Christ himself is depicted wearing radiant red robes and holding a triumphal banner with a white cross on a red flag. In the background, you can see angels and numerous departed souls who appear to have been liberated from the underworld by Christ. It's not entirely clear whether these souls are being resurrected or simply freed, but the vibrant colors in the foreground, especially those on Christ, contrast beautifully with the more muted, earth-toned background.
About the Artist:
Daniele Monteleone was a painter who created the painting "The Holy Family with Infant St. John" in 1600. Unfortunately, there is not much information available about this Daniele Monteleone's life or other works.