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St. Anthony of Padua
  • Giovanni Martini
    circa 1470–1535
    active: Italy
  • St. Anthony of Padua, 1501
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 109.5 x 57.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 43 1/8 x 22 5/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Hugo Emmerich
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0103

Three quarter length portrait of a man wearing gray monk's robes (identified as Saint Anthony of Padua). He is facing to the left and holding a flower (identified as a lily) in his proper left hand and a red book (identified as a gospel) in his proper right hand, clutched to his chest. He has a gold halo. There is a wall in the background and sky. Pendant to Saint Joseph, 1962.0001 and Madonna and Child 1975.0010.