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Albrecht Altdorfer Painting The Martyrdom of St. Florian

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“The Martyrdom of St. Florian”, c. 1530
Oil on wood, 76 x 67 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

Florian was a Roman soldier in what is now Upper Austria. He was converted to Christianity and martyred in 304 by being thrown into the river Ems with a millstone tied around his neck. People of the area recovered his body which was observed by an eagle until it was taken away for burial.

The Martyrdom of St. Florian - Famous Art work & Drawing by Albrecht Altdorfer

The Martyrdom of St. Florian (panel from the St. Florian altar). c.1515. Oil on wood. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

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