St Vincent Burnt at the Stake, tempera, stucco reliefs and gold leaf, 1455-60, by Jaume Huguet, 1412-92, in Gothic style, in the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. In the painting, the saint is tied to a stake and burned (having survived the rack), while angels pour water on the flames, watched by a crowd including the Roman governor Dacian. This panel is part of the altarpiece of the Church of Sant Vicenc de Sarria, Barcelona. The MNAC holds 9 panels, 5 of which were painted by Jaume Huguet, 3 by the Master of Castelsardo and another by an anonymous painter. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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St Vincent Burnt at the Stake, tempera, stucco reliefs and gold leaf, 1455-60, by Jaume Huguet, 1412-92, in Gothic style, in the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. In the painting, the saint is tied to a stake and burned (having survived the rack), while angels pour water on the flames, watched by a crowd including the Roman governor Dacian. This panel is part of the altarpiece of the Church of Sant Vicenc de Sarria, Barcelona. The MNAC holds 9 panels, 5 of which were...
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