Saint Augustine, by Philippe de Champaigne, 1650.
Saint Augustine, by Philippe de Champaigne, 1650. In this painting, the Flemish artist Philippe de Champaigne portrays Augustine in his studio. In one hand Augustine holds a feather pen, and in the other, a flaming heart. The flaming heart – a heart on fire for God – was one of Augustine’s traditional attributes. The painting is located at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California.
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