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The Death of Saint Innocent

The Death of Saint Innocent, Gothic Art
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120 cmThe Death of Saint Innocent scale comparison55 cm
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The Death of Saint Innocent is a Gothic Alabaster Sculpture created from c.1520 to 1530. It lives at the Musée du Louvre in Paris. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Death in Art, Allegory and Skeletons. Source

Inscription:

He is not alive as full of art
Born of force for resistance
that I do not strike with my dart
to give to their pitance
pray God for the deceased

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The Death of Saint Innocent, Gothic Art
The Death of Saint Innocent, Gothic Art
The Death of Saint Innocent, Gothic Art
The Death of Saint Innocent, Gothic Art

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