First half of the 16th century
Oil on wood
Cathedral of St. Stephen, Passau, Germany
This portrait follows St. Acacius's passio in making him a young man of 25, dressed anachronistically as a contemporary dandy. His attribute is the stick with which the imperial officials tried to beat him into making sacrifice to the gods.
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Photographed at the cathedral by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.