Santa Agatha

$95.00$195.00

  • Represents St. Agatha
  • Superb 18th century Spanish colonial
  • Referred to as the breat cancer saint
  • Available in Museum Quality Paper and Canvas
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Description

Saint Agatha, patroness saint of breast cancer, earthquakes and natural disasters, is depicted in this very rare 18th century Spanish colonial oil on copper painting. According to popular legend, Agatha, having dedicated her life to Christianity, rejected the advances of Quintianus, who persecuted her for her Christian faith and ordered her breasts excised before sentencing her to be burned at the stake.

Additional information

Media Sizes

8×10 inches, 9×12 inches, 12×16 inches

Media Type

Museum Paper, Museum Canvas