Altar de St. Antonio de Padua Hand Colored Engraving 1724

Image Size: 14 x 9.50
Actual Size: 21 x 16
Medium: Hand colored engraving


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Anthony of Padua or Anthony of Lisbon born Fernando Martins de Bulhoes  15 August 1195 – 13 June 1231) was a Portuguese Catholic priest  and friar of the Franciscan Order  He was born and raised by a wealthy family in Lisbon, Portugal, and died in Padua, Italy. Noted by his contemporaries for his powerful preaching, expert knowledge of scripture, and undying love and devotion to the poor and the sick, he was one of the most quickly canonized saints in church history, being canonized less than a year after his death. He was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church by Pope Pius XII on 16 January 1946                                           An interesting image with lots of detail dated 1724.  In good condition with a crease on the right side. The size includes a paper mat