Attributed to Giovanni Michele GRANERI (Turin, 1708-1762)Saint Felix of Cantalice distributing foodOil on canvas mounted on canvasBears a monogram in the middle on the wall J G (?)120 x 90 cmProvenance: London sale April 1909. See old handwritten label on the back, attributing the work to Giuseppe Gambarini (1680-1725). The Turin artist was a master of the bambochade, influenced by painting depicting scenes of daily life, known in Turin as early as the mid-seventeenth century thanks to the presence in Savoyard collections of works by Jan Miel and other Flemish artists. This painting with Saint Felix of Cantalice distributing food is to be compared, in style and composition, to another episode, of the same dimensions, of the life of the Capuchin friar kept in Palazzo Mazzetti (Aste), The Meeting of Saint Felix and Saint Philip Neri with Actors, signed and dated 1754. Attribuito a Giovanni Michele GRANERI (Torino, 1708-1762)San Felice da Cantalice distribisce la minestra ai poveriOlio su tela Porta un monogramma al centro sul muretto J G (?)120 x 90 cmProvenienza: asta Londra 1909. If the manuscript label on the retro, the opera is attributed to Giuseppe Gambarini (1680-1725). The artist from Torino is a master of bamboccia, influenced by the pittura with scene from daily life, known in Torino since the 17th century thanks to the presence of the Savoia collezioni, of Jan Miel's work and of other fiamming artists. La tela con San Felice da Cantalice che distribuisce la minestra ai poveri si può mettere in rapporto, per stile e composizione, con un altro episodio, dalle stesse dimensioni, della vita del frate cappuccino conservato a Palazzo Mazzetti (Asti), Commedianti con l'incontro tra San Filippo Neri e San Felice di Cantalice, firmata e datata 1754.