Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
St. Thecla Praying for the Plague-Stricken

1758-59
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art

The painting commemorates St. Thecla's intercession for the city of Este as it suffered a plague in 1630.

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