08 works, Today, September 16th, is Martyr Euphemia the Goth’s day, her story illustrated #258

Andrea Mantegna, (1431–1506)
Saint Euphemia, c. 1454

Tempera on canvas
190 × 95 cm (74.8 × 37.4 in)
National Museum of Capodimonte, Naples, Italy

The Holy Great Martyr Euphemia the All-Praised was the daughter of Christians, the senator Philophronos and Theodosia. She suffered for Christ in the year 304 in the city of Chalcedon, on the banks of the Bosphorus opposite Constantinople…

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Author: zaidangallery

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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