Saint Agnes (one of a pair)

Possibly by Diego de Tiedra Spanish

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 535

Agnes's attribute, the lamb, symbolized her purity and is also a pun on her name (the Latin word agnus means "lamb").

Saint Agnes (one of a pair), Possibly by Diego de Tiedra (Spanish, died 1559), Alabaster, painted and gilt, Spanish, possibly Aragon

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