Aghata Corona, painting 60x40cm. Sold on canvas without a frame. Acrylic on canvas, fingers painted.
The Sicilian artist Patty Andre' was inspired by Sant'Agata, virgin and martyr saint of Catania. Agata was one of the most revered martyrs of Christian antiquity, she was put to death during the persecution of Decius, for never having betrayed the profession of her Christian faith.
Part of a collection called Aghata, the artist painted the same subject in different versions over years.