Saint Humphrey (Onuphrius)

Oil on canvas | 77.5 x 46.8in | c. 1660

Salvator Rosa

This brooding, wild-looking man is identified by some scholars as Saint Onuphrius, a Christian hermit who spent sixty years alone in the Egyptian wilderness, praying and meditating. Onuphrius is commonly depicted as an elderly, almost disturbed man d...
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