Tag Archives: Domenico Fetti

February 17

What Condition My Condition Is In

This rather dramatic painting is by Italian Baroque painter Domenico Fetti. He worked in Mantua, Italy, until he had a feud with some prominent people in town which led him to move to Venice. I wonder if this feud fueled the desire to paint this scene from Matthew 7, where Jesus tells us: “Do not […]

August 05

Healing Our Wounds

When I was at an art retreat in Venice last summer (seems like years ago!), I found myself with a couple of unscheduled hours, so I made my way to a museum to do one of my favorite activities: look at art. I came across this painting of the story of the Good Samaritan (Luke […]