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Saint Catherine of Siena

Saint Catherine is shown in the habit of a Dominican tertiary with a crown of thorns. This refers to a vision in which Christ offered her the choice between a crown of gold and a crown of thoms and she chose the latter. Dated by Baldassari c.1665-70.

Currently on display

Artist
Carlo Dolci
Date
c.1665-70
Location
Gallery 4 - West Wall
Dimensions
24.4 x 18.1 cm
Materials
Oil on Cedar panel
Acquisition
Bourgeois Bequest, 1811
Accession number
DPG242
Notes
Adopted by Mrs Urszula King, 1991