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Saturday, January 30, 2010

St. Martina, 3rd c.

St. Martina, Virgin, Martyr



I spoke of Thy testimonies before kings, and I was not ashamed: I meditated also on Thy commandments, which I loved.
- Psalm 119

El Greco (1541-1614)
The Virgin and Child with St Martina and St Agnes
1597-99
Oil on canvas, 193 x 103 cm
National Gallery of Art, Washington

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