St. Cecilia in Ecstasy – Raphael

This image, also known as The Saint Cecilia Altarpiece, was painted by Raphael. The artwork shows the virgin martyr and Patroness of Musicians, Saint Cecilia, receiving inspiration from the songs of angels in Heaven. Sts. Paul, John, Augustine, and Mary Magdalene gather around Cecilia. Broken instruments lie on the ground in front of the saints.

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