Thursday, December 3
In Anticipation of St. Barbara's Day Tomorrow
Matthew Alderman. S. Barbara the Great, Virgin and Martyr. (The Three Holy Maidens, III.) Private commission. 5" x8", Ink on Vellum. February 2008. Private Collection, Greenwich, Connecticut.
See if you can spot all the lightning-bolts worked into her robes in honor of this patroness invoked against sudden death and things that generally go boom.