DescriptionUndated photograph of the portrait of Saint Apollonia painted by Piero della Francesca, which hangs in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Mounted on matboard. Piero della Francesca's painting is believed to be c. 1455-1460. Depicts Saint Apollonia holding dental forceps with an extracted tooth in her right hand. Original piece measures 21 X 16 cm.
KeywordNational Gallery of Art (U.S.)
patroness of dentistry
Apollonia, Saint, d. 249--Art
Christian saints in art