Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata

Saint Francis receiving the Stigmata

St. Francis' stigmata were not limited to his hands and feet: it is said that the image of the crucified Christ - an image of both tragedy and triumph - pierced Francis' heart with the stab of a lance.

Artist unknown
c. 1850-1875
Vellum
PMA:J99.1976.
© Collection Simon Dowsey.


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