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Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

Photo credit: English Heritage, The Wellington Collection, Apsley House

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The iconography of this subject was fairly standard from the time of the fresco cycle in the Upper Church at Assisi: Saint Francis kneels at the hillside, the palms of his hands up turned to receive the stigmata, in the form of rays of light emanating from the figure of Christ within the seraph.

English Heritage, The Wellington Collection, Apsley House


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    56.3 x 48.2 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    management transferred from the Victoria and Albert Museum to English Heritage, 2004


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