18th-century print by J.-M. Moreau (engraver) based on Typus religionis, a famous painting by unknown artist commissioned by the Jesuits and dated 1613.
An allegory of religious orders, the nave of Faith is governed by religious orders, headed by the Jesuits. The founders of the various orders are represented: Saint Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, Saint Françoise of Assisi...
Condition: tired and bottom legend missing. Wrapped in cloth.
Dimensions : +/- 39 x 81 cm
The original painting is now kept at the Musée des Archives Nationales in Paris (France).