Santa Gertrudes
ca. 1800-183
7" x 4"
Retablos, wood, gesso, natural pigment
Region: New Mexico
Saint Gertrude was a 13th century Benedictine visionary devoted to the study and worship of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and known for her writings of mystical experiences and visions. She is often depicted in a black nun's habit holding a crozier and the Sacred Heart.

About the Artist
(Unknown - ca. 1800)