Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of St Augustine 1400s

 English School 

Portrait of St Augustine,  English School
Oil on Panel
15th Century
Surviving medieval English paintings such as this are a remarkable rarity, and this example is stunning in its degree of preservation. It would presumably have been removed at some point from a didactic decorative cycle in a church, perhaps from a rood screen.
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