San Camilo de Lelis-10


  • Represents¬†“San Camilo de Lelis”
  • Superb late 19th century Spanish colonial
  • Referred to as the “Red Cross Saint”
  • Available in Museum Quality Paper and Canvas


This 19th century oil on tin folk retablo represents ‘San Camilo de Lelis’, often referred to as the ‘Red Cross Saint’ ¬≠¬≠ a reference to the red cross worn on his black habit.

San Camilo, patron saint of the sick, nurses and dying people, is almost always depicted as he is here, ministering to his patient at the hour of death. In almost every example of this subject, San Camilo is accompanied by devilish imps and an angel, each vying for the dying man’s soul as it departs his lifeless body and ascends to heaven.

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Media Type

Museum Paper, Museum Canvas

Media Sizes

8×10 inches, 9×12 inches, 12×16 inches