Saint Henry of Cocquet as a Hermit, from the Trophaeum vitae solitariae series

Public Domain

Artist(s) / maker(s)

Raphael I Sadeler (publisher)
Maerten de Vos (after)
Hans Sadeler (publisher)




16th century
In the foreground sits Saint Henry of Cocquet, a Danish hermit from the 12th century AD. He is kneeling praying before a crucifix and beating himself with an iron scourge. His body is wrapped in chains. A mountain landscape with a deer can be seen in the background.

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