Lorenzo and Jacopo Salimbeni
St. Anthony Abbot

Oratorio of St. John the Baptist, Urbino, Italy

Attributes include the saint's tau cross and long, forked beard. There could well have been a pig at his feet, as is common in other portraits, but the lowest part of the fresco is now lost

An unusual touch is the pair of beads hanging from his left hand, a symbol of the contemplative's life of prayer. Also unusual is the full head of hair; the saint is usually shown bald or balding.

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Photographed at the oratorio by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.