Keep your head up

:: in June 17, 2017 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

Most of the holy martyrs have been depicted as holding attributes related to their martyrdom. Many of them ended up beheaded, and one of the best known examples would be St. Denis. His attribute is quite peculiar: it is his own head. He is a cephalophore, that is a saint…

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St. Luke is drawing the Virgin

:: in May 27, 2017 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

In 2016 the Bowes Museum (Barnard Castle, County Durham, UK) acquired an early-Netherlandish painting of St. Luke drawing the Virgin and Child. It is attributed to the workshop of Dirk Bouts, one of the most important Netherlandish painters of the 15th century. It was probably not completed by the Master…

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Fired up to go to Poland

:: in November 6, 2015 :: in Blog :: 0 comments

Some time ago I wrote a post about the veneration of the relics dressed in jewels (available HERE) and then I’ve mentioned that the story of the translation of the relics of St Florian deserves a separate post. Well, here we go. First of all it is important to stress…

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