Hand colored engraving depicting Saint Martin and Saint Apollonia
DescriptionOrigin and date unknown, but a partly indecipherable creator's device is in the lower left corner. A partly obscured inscription beneath the image identifies Saint Martin and Saint Apollonia, ministering to an unidentified mendicant. Saint Apollonia holds dental forceps with an extracted tooth in her hands. Original piece measures 47 X 31 cm.
Keywordpatroness of dentistry
Apollonia, Saint, d. 249--Art
Christian saints in art
Martin, Saint, Bishop of Tours, ca. 316-397