St. Philip Neri

Late 18th century
Wood, polychrome, varnished silver (argento meccato)
Diocesan Museum, Caltagirone, Sicily.
Originally in the Oratorio del SS. Crocifisso, Caltagirone

The heart in the saint's right hand refers both to the quotation from Psalm 15:9 (EXULTAVIT COR MEUM, "My heart exults") and to the miraculous vision that left Neri with an enlarged heart.

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