Head and shoulders depiction of the Saint as a young woman with arrow piercing her neck, in integral Quattrocentro-style circular frame.

Her vita relates that she was the daughter of a noble pagan family, and having survived numerous attempts to put her to death for her obstinate adherence to Christ, she was shot with arrows.

Provenance

William Kent; Langford's, London, 1757/8; Sir Nathaniel Curzon, later 5th Bt. and Baron Scarsdale; Scarsdale family by descent.


Kedleston Hall

near Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH
01332 842 191
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