• 21 Sep 22

Sep 21 - “St. Matthew” by Museum Religious Art Classics. Happy Feast Day St. Matthew!

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Artist: Peter Paul Rubens – c. 1610 – 1612

 

Around 1612 Rubens made a series of portraits of the apostles, in commission of the duke of Lerma. Matthew is shown holding a weapon. The weapon refers to the martyrdom which the catholic church says he suffered.

 

His feast day is September 21.

 

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