07 works, Today, August 26th, is Saint Victor’s day, his story illustrated #238

Archimandrite Cyprian
Holy Martyr Victor
Russian Icon
4.1″ x 6″
Private collection

Martyr Victor of Milan, also Victor the Moor and Victor Maurus, was a Christian soldier in the Roman army who was tortured and beheaded in the early fourth century after his destruction of altars to Roman pagan gods revealed his Christian faith…

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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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