Michael Erhart, The Blauberen Altarpiece: Detail, St. Benedict

1493-94
Wood
Benedictine Abbey Church, Blaubeuren, Germany

This is a detail from the main altarpiece in the church. St. Benedict holds his usual crozier and book. Resting on the book is a wine jar that refers to the episode of the two flagons in the Golden Legend's life of the saint.

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