Domenico Fetti (about 1588/9-1623)

The Blind Leading the Blind Probably Mantua, about 1621/2 Oil on wood 60.7 x 44.2 cm Fetti illustrated many of Christ’s parables, creating a new type of small-scale religious genre painting.  Here, three peasants, one with an extinguished lamp, foolishly follow their blind leader into a ditch, illustrating Christ’s warning to His disciples.  The group … Read more