Saint lucy

Explore the captivating art and symbolism of Saint Lucy. Discover the meaning behind the iconic images and learn how to incorporate them into your own life.
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Oil on Canvas 24 x 31.5 in (2018) St. Lucy was an early Christian martyr under Diocletian. She is crowned with a wreath here in her glorified state because of her ultimate sacrifice (martyrs are often crowned in heaven). Also because she was said to wear a wreath lit with candles when bringing food to Christians in the catacombs. Here there are no candles because she is the source of the light. She holds a palm of victory and a plate with her eyes, which were removed during her execution…

Anna Lardo