07 works, Today, October 5th, is Saint Saint Placid’s day, his story illustrated #277

Unknown artist
St Placid & Companions, Martyrs

The Brighton Oratory

Saint Placid was born in Rome, in the year 515, of a patrician family, and at seven years of age was taken by his father to the Benedictine monastery of Subiaco to be educated…

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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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