08 works, Today, December 31st, is Columba of Sens’ day, her story, illustrated #363

Giovanni Baronzio, (–1362)
Stories from the life of St. Columba, 1345-1350 circa

Tempera on wood
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan , Italy

Columba was born to a noble pagan family in Zaragoza, the northwestern region of Spain. Her original name was probably Eporita, and she was a member of a very influential noble family. Her relatives worshiped the old deities and didn’t follow the new religion. Members of her family were some of the most important people related to the Roman Empire…

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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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