|Saint Thomas Aquinas|
|Doctor of the Church|
Roccasecca, Kingdom of Sicily(now Lazio, Italy)
|Died||7 March 1274 (aged 48-49)|
Fossanova, Papal States (now Lazio, Italy)
|Venerated in||Catholic Church|
|Canonized||18 July 1323, Avignon, Papal States by Pope John XXII|
|Major shrine||Church of the Jacobins, Toulouse, France|
|Feast||28 January (7 March, until 1969)|
|Attributes||The Summa theologiae, a model church, the sun on the chest of a Dominican friar|
|Patronage||Academics; against storms; against lightning; apologists; Aquino, Italy; Belcastro, Italy; book sellers; Catholic academies, schools, and universities; chastity; Falena, Italy; learning; pencil makers; philosophers; publishers; scholars; students; University of Santo Tomas; Sto. Tomas, Batangas; theologians[1|
Fine 16th Century Italian Old Master depiction of St Thomas Aquinas, oil on panel. Superb early and important devotional side profile study of the hugely influential Italian philosopher and theologian. Excellent condition for its age on an early split panel that would be enhanced with a clean if desired. Gilt frame, good panel condition.
Measurements: 25" x 19" framed
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