St Clare Art Photos
St Clare (1194-1253) born in Assisi to a noble family, she refused an arranged marriage and ran away from home to St Francis from whom she received a nun's habit. Forcible efforts by her family to bring back Clare and her sister were unsuccessful. She founded the Poor Clare Order.
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|Bishop of Assisi Giving a Palm to St Clare tempera on oak (c1360) from Nuremberg, Germany at The Cloisters. New York, NY.||Death of Saint Clare painting (c1400-10) by Master of Heiligenkreuz of Austria at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.||Stained glass windows (1465-70) by Guillaume Barbe of St Clare, a Bishop, St Mary Magdalene, & St Anne teaching the virgin at Rouen Cathedral. Rouen, France.|
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