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Murillo painting of Saint Thomas from Iconografia Agustiniana - 1 Murillo painting of Saint Thomas from Iconografia Agustiniana - 2

 

Iconografia Agustiniana. Edited by Rafael Lazcano. Institutum Historicum Augustinianum, Rome,  2001.  (Augustinian Historical Institute)

The Spanish painter Murillo produced several paintings and sketches of St. Thomas.  Two of them are seen here. Typical of his style is the representation of St. Thomas as a child giving his clothing away to the poor.

Murillo painting of Saint Thomas in the dining room of Saint Thomas Monastery
Murillo painting of Saint Thomas in the dining room of Saint Thomas Monastery

 

The dining room of St. Thomas Monastery contains a copy of another Murillo painting of St. Thomas.