St. Vincent of Saragossa on the Rack - Baltimore, Maryland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 39° 17.787 W 076° 36.996
18S E 360598 N 4350920
Quick Description: Located within the Walters Museum.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 4/8/2021 3:50:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM143R5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:
Refectory Window Panel With Saint Vincent Broken On The Rack

French (Paris), 1239-44

"This stained glass panel, once part of a pair of windows from the Lady Chapel at Saint-Germain-des-Prés, represents Saint Vincent of Saragossa who was martyred in Gaul (France) in AD 304 under Emperor Diocletian. Saint Vincent's arms and legs are locked into a cross-shaped rack while men tear at his flesh with iron hooks. A hand at the upper left commands the torture. Saint Vincent suffers calmly, enduring great physical pain rather than deny his Christian faith. The panel reminded worshipers that their earthly sufferings would be rewarded in heaven." - (visit link)
Type of building where window is located: Museum

Address:
600 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland United States of America
21201


Admission Charge: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Days of Operation: Wednesday to Sunday

Hours of Operation: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

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