Who is the Saint of Art?
Who is the Saint of Art? The name of the Saint of Art is Saint Luke. What is the meaning of a Patron Saint and why were these people chosen to become patrons of causes, professions and countries? The term 'Patron' is used in Christian religions, including the Roman Catholic religion, to describe holy and virtuous men and women who are considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a country.
Fast facts and information about Saint Luke the Saint of Art
A patron is considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a nation. There is a patron for virtually every cause, profession or special interest. The following facts provides fast information about Saint Luke:
The Saint of Art
Memorial Day / Feast Day: October 18th
Date of Death of Saint Luke: A.D. 70
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
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Prayers to Saint Luke the Saint of Art
There is a patron for virtually every cause, country, profession or special interest. Prayers are considered more likely to be answered by asking a patron, such as Saint Luke the Saint of Art for intercession on their behalf.
Why is Saint Luke the Saint of Art?
Why is Saint Luke the Saint of Art? Because, in accordance with the tradition, he painted a portrait of the Virgin Mary.
How Saint of Art is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Luke the Saint of Art in paintings, stained glass windows, illuminated manuscripts, architecture and other forms of Christian art. The artistic representations reflect the life or death of saints, or an aspect of life with which the person is most closely associated. Saint Luke the Saint of Art is represented in Christian Art with an easel and painting materials.
Feast Day of Saint of Art
The Feast Day of Saint Luke the Saint of Art is October 18th. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.