This votive painting portrays a dramatic scene after a motorcycle accident. A prayer is written in Latin below the Virgin Mary with child. Signed "P. Borghi". Votives or ex-votos are devotional artworks that offer thanks to a patron saint as a gesture of gratitude or devotion, in fulfilment of a vow, a cured illness, or a dangerous accident.
Oil on board.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 14¼" high x 20" wide x 0¾" deep
Approx. overall 36cm high x 51cm wide x 2cm deep