06 works, Today, October 31st, is Saint Notburga’s day, her story illustrated #302

Unknown artist
Notburga feeds the poor, c. 1780

Augustinermuseum Rattenberg in Tyrol

Notburga (c. 1265 — September 13, 1313), also known as Notburga of Rattenberg or Notburga of Eben, was an Austrian saint from modern Tyrol. Notburga was a cook in the household of Count Henry of Rattenberg, and used to give food to the poor. She is the patron saint of servants and peasants…

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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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