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St. Francis Xavier is tempted by demons

André Reinosoc. 1619

Museu de São Roque

Museu de São Roque
Lisboa, Portugal

According to the biographer the scene must have happened when St. Francis Xavier visited the tomb of the Apostle Thomas in Melliapor (India east coast) and stayed there for a spiritual retreat. Here the saint is brutally tempted by demons while at the same time implores the help to Our Lady.

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  • Title: St. Francis Xavier is tempted by demons
  • Creator: André Reinoso
  • Date Created: c. 1619
  • Physical Dimensions: 90 x 74cm

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