Italy - Sketch of the Image of Mary Help of Christians by Tommaso Lorenzone

03 January 2018

Turin, Italy - 1865 - Don Bosco was not an artist, but for works of art he relied on intuition as educator and evangelizer. He entrusted the painting of the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians’ main altar to Tommaso Lorenzone. The artist followed Don Bosco’s precise instructions, giving him the first sketch of the imposing image of Mary Help of Christians.


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