Oil/canvas, 24 x 18 cm, lo. le. sign. P. Gaidano, relined. - Italian figure painter. G. studied 1875-78 at the Torino academy where he became professor in 1890. He painted many frescoes for churches and was considered to be one of the best painter of religious subjects of his time. Mus.: Rome, Torino, Siena. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Vollmer.