The Vision of Saint Anthony of Padua (Pittoni)

The Vision of Saint Anthony of Padua or Saint Anthony with the Christ Child is an oil on canvas painting by the Italian artist Giambattista Pittoni, completed in August 1730 in Venice.[1][2] It is now in the San Diego Museum of Art in California, which acquired it in 1948.[3]

The Vision of Saint Anthony of Padua
ArtistGiambattista Pittoni
Completion date1730
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions90.17 cm (59.06 in)
LocationSan Diego Museum of Art, San Diego

It was displayed in the exhibition 'The Allure of La Serenissima: Eighteenth-Century Venetian Art' (9/9/2010 - 1/2/2011).[4]


  1. ^ Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings, Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972. pgg. 167, pgg. 374, pgg. 632.
  2. ^ (in Italian) Franca Zava Boccazzi, "Pittoni", Ed. Alfieri, 1930, Venezia, p. 159
  3. ^ "Catalogue entry".
  4. ^ Mr. George Knox, La Serenissima. Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA). Oklahoma City , 2010. pgg. 66. Figura n. 15