Mystical Marriage of Saint Catherine

The Mystical Marriage of Saint Catherine is an iconographic motif of Christian painting arising from visions of both Saint Catherine of Alexandria and Saint Catherine of Siena. The scene usually includes St Catherine and the infant Jesus held by his mother Mary.

ee also

*Mystical marriage

External links

* [http://www.artcyclopedia.com/scripts/tsearch.pl?t=The+Mystic+Marriage+&type=2 The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine on Artcyclopedia.com]


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