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Christie's Old Masters
New York

According to various apocryphal sources, a young woman named Veronica encountered Christ as he carried the cross to Calvary, and gave him a cloth to wipe the sweat from his brow. The cloth subsequently revealed a miraculous image of Christ's face, and, according to legend, was transported by Veronica to Rome where …

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Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The Veil of Saint Veronica

Tempera and gold on panel
8 1/2 in diameter
21.7 cm diameter
Location
New York
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Christie's Old Masters
New York

According to various apocryphal sources, a young woman named Veronica encountered Christ as he …

Medium
Collected by a major museum
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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