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The Martyrdom of St. Catherine
The Martyrdom of St. Catherine
Date:
1563
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
33 x 21.6 cm (image)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
Colnaghi, Mannerism cat. #36;
LL verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 37);

Accession Number:
1985.1.411
Acquisition Date:
1985-01-01
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

The wheel on which St. Catherine is to be tortured breaks into pieces as an angel with a crucifix appears in a burst of light, and soldiers scatter in every direction.