STROZZI, Bernardo
(b. 1581, Genova, d. 1644, Venezia)

St Cecilia

Oil on canvas, 173 x 123 cm
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

St Cecilia is a Christian saint and virgin martyr believed to have lived in the 2nd or 3rd century. She is the patron saint of music, her attribute being the organ (often the portative type).

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