Saint Christopher


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Saint Christopher

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Icon nb 79

Size : 42 x 21 cm.

Lime board

Gilded haloes. Egg tempera.


Saint Christopher before his baptism was named Reprobus, but afterwards he was named Christopher, which is as much to say as bearing Christ, of that that he bare Christ in four manners. He bare him on his shoulders by conveying and leading, in his body by making it lean, in mind by devotion, and in his mouth by confession and predication. >>> read more...

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