Saint Bartholomew

San Bartolomé Pulse para ampliar San Bartolomé

El Greco (1541-1614)

Oil on canvas

Saint Bartholomew is a unique figure only found in this Apostolate, none of the other preserved Apostolates of El Greco have a representation of Saint Bartholomew

In his right hand he holds a knife, representing the knife he was skinned with, and at his feet the demon Astaroth appears, representing the temptains he overcame.