In this representation, the symbol of the saint's martyrdom is avoided, so the saw that cut him in two is substituted by a large book and he is depicted intently reading it.


  • Title: St. Simon
  • Date Created: 1610 - 1614
  • Painter: El Greco
  • Original Tittle: San Simón
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: CERES

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