11 works, Today, August 22nd, is the Saint Eulalia’s day, her story illustrated #234

Pedro Villar
Crucifixion of St. Eulalia of Barcelona, c. 1564

26.4 x 21.7 cm
Catedral de Santa Eulalia de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
I have no information on this artist, at this time

Saint Eulalia (Aulaire, Aulazia, Olalla, Eulària) (c. 290–February 12, 303), co-patron saint of Barcelona, was a 13-year-old Roman Christian virgin who suffered martyrdom in Barcelona during the persecution of Christians in the reign of emperor Diocletian, towards the end of the ban on Christianity. Eulalia’s name is of Greek origin and literally means “of good speech” , “eloquent” …

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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