03 works, Today, September 22nd, is Saints Digna and Emerita’s day, their story illustrated #264

Pietro Andrea Barbieri
Detail of the altarpiece of the Chapel of Saints Digna and Emerita, c. 1727

Church of San Marcello al Corso in Rome

Saints Digna and Emerita (died 259 AD) are venerated as saints by the Catholic Church. They were martyred at Rome. Their feast day is celebrated on September 22…

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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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