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A Female Figure resting on a Sword

The figure rests on a sword and may represent Saint Catherine of Alexandria who was tortured on a wheel and then beheaded with a sword.This work has in the past been attributed to Solimena, but it may be Roman rather than Neapolitan.

Key facts
Artist Italian
Full title A Female Figure resting on a Sword (Saint Catherine of Alexandria?)
Date made probably 18th century
Medium and support Oil on wood
Dimensions 53.3 x 45.7 cm
Acquisition credit Presented by F.D. Lycett Green through the Art Fund, 1926
Inventory number NG4177
Location in Gallery Not on display
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