The last Holy Communion of St Francis of Assisi - Hendrick Snyers - 1621 - 1643

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The last Holy Communion of St Francis of Assisi

Hendrick Snyers (graveur)
Peter Paul Rubens (ontwerper)
Abraham van Diepenbeeck (publisher)
1621 - 1643
470.0 mm x 690.0 mm
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Museum Plantin-Moretus/ Print Room
17th century Saints

A priest administering the Viaticum to St Francis, on the upper of the two altar-steps on the right; on either side of the priest are two attendant friars holding torches; at left is a group of nine friars standing close together, two of them supporting the dying saint.