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The Studio of Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664) - The Barber Institute of Fine Arts // SAINT MARINA (MARGARET) SEVILLE, POSSIBLY THE 1630/s

The Studio of Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664) - The Barber Institute of Fine Arts // SAINT MARINA (MARGARET) SEVILLE, POSSIBLY THE 1630/s

Artist 	 Francisco de Zurbarán  Title 	Saint Agathe  Date 	between 1630 and 1633

Artist Francisco de Zurbarán Title Saint Agathe Date between 1630 and 1633

St Justa ~ People who were celebrating a pagan festival honoring the Roman gods came to the sisters’ booth. They wanted to buy pots to use in their worship services. Justa and Rufina refused, explaining that they were followers of Christ and did not believe in false gods. The worshippers became angry. They broke all of the Justa’s and Rufina’s pottery, smashing everything to the ground. The sisters responded by breaking an image of Venus, a pagan god.They were arrested immediately.

St Justa ~ People who were celebrating a pagan festival honoring the Roman gods came to the sisters’ booth. They wanted to buy pots to use in their worship services. Justa and Rufina refused, explaining that they were followers of Christ and did not believe in false gods. The worshippers became angry. They broke all of the Justa’s and Rufina’s pottery, smashing everything to the ground. The sisters responded by breaking an image of Venus, a pagan god.They were arrested immediately.

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