Saint Ethbinus as a Hermit, from the Oraculum Anachoreticum series

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Artist(s) / maker(s)

Raphael I Sadeler (engravers (printmakers))
,
Maerten de Vos (after)
,
Hans Sadeler (publisher)

Date

1600

Period

16th century
Saint Ethbinus, an early Christian hermit, was an Englishman who retreated to Ireland after the destruction of his monastery. He is depicted here welcoming Christ, who comes to him in disguise, hospitably into his wooden dwelling.

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