The Martyrdom of Saint Lucy, Master of the Figdor Deposition, c. 1505 - c. 1510

The Martyrdom of Saint Lucy, Master of the Figdor Deposition, c. 1505 - c. 1510

oil on panel, h 132.4cm × w 101.7cm. Catalogue entry

After breaking off her engagement to a Roman consul to become a Christian, Lucy endured many tortures, yet she remained steadfast. She was eventually executed by the sword, as seen here. This panel was part of an altar dedicated to the saint.

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