St Ambrose Art Photos

St Ambrose (c333-397) was one of the four Latin Fathers of the Church. A great orator, he asserted superiority of Church over secular rulers by ordering Emperor Theodosius to do penance for a massacre.
Symbols: Beehive (said to have been born with honey in mouth foretelling his sweet language), Bishop's staff / hat.

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Statue of church father St Ambrose with symbol bee hive at Wieskirche. Steingaden, Germany.Head of St Ambrose study painting by Peter Paul Rubens at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Portrait of St Ambrose by Francisco de Goya at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Sts. Ambrose, Cecilia & Augustine with Donor painting by Stefan Lochner at Wallraf-Richartz Museum. Köln, Germany.
Statue of church father St Ambrose with symbol bee hive at Wieskirche. Steingaden, Germany.Head of St Ambrose study painting (1616-7) by Peter Paul Rubens at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Portrait of St Ambrose (c1796-99) by Francisco de Goya at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.Sts. Ambrose, Cecilia & Augustine with Donor painting (c1445-50) by Stefan Lochner at Wallraf-Richartz Museum. Köln, Germany.
St Ambrose ceramic by Andrea della Robbia of Florence at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Stained-glass window of St Ambrose in Great Hall at St John's University. Collegeville, MN.Saints Matthew, Mark, Ambrose & Gregory stained glass window in Notre Dame Cathedral. Paris, France.Saints Nicholas, Martin, Ambrose, Augustine, Lawrence & George on St Leonhard stained glass windows from Austria at The Cloisters. New York, NY.
St Ambrose ceramic (c1490) by Andrea della Robbia of Florence at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany.Stained-glass window of St Ambrose in Great Hall at St John's University. Collegeville, MN.Saints Matthew, Mark, Ambrose & Gregory stained glass window in Notre Dame Cathedral. Paris, France.Saints Nicholas, Martin, Ambrose, Augustine, Lawrence & George on St Leonhard stained glass windows (1340-50) from Austria at The Cloisters. New York, NY.
Squinch mural of one of four doctors of the church at Mission San Xavier del Bac. Tucson, AZ.


Squinch mural of one of four doctors of the church at Mission San Xavier del Bac. Tucson, AZ.



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