Francisco Zurbarán
The Apotheosis of Thomas Aquinas

1631
Oil on canvas
Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, Seville, Spain
Provenance: Retablo in the Colegio Mayor de Sanro Tomás, Seville

Common attributes of Thomas seen here are the dove, the pen, and the book. Seated around him are other Doctors of the Church: (left to right) SS. Ambrose, Gregory the Great, Jerome, and Augustine. Saint Dominic, wearing the same habit as Thomas, sits above right with a lily in his left hand.

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Source: The Yorck Project