Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Courtauld Gallery in London

  • The colorful birth of Saint Augustine of Hippo

    Among the many paintings that celebrate the advent of a new life, this one by the talented Venetian artist Antonio Vivarini (1418-1484) is perhaps the most colorful. Now shown at the Courtauld Gallery in London, “Birth of Saint Augustine” displays in colorful palette the saintly figures wearing bright yellow halos, the mother covered with a…