The Veronica

The Veronica refers to the impression made upon a cloth St. Veronica used to wipe Christ's face during the Passion, though the saint's name may be a misinterpretation of the Latin term vera icon - true image - applied to such holy relics as the Veronica.

Heiko Schlieper (1931-).
St. George the Victory Bearer Ukrainian Catholic Church.
c. 1996
Secco
PMA: PH93.1.328.
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