Lithograph of Saint Catherine in grooved wood, gilded with ormolu and painted in red - bordeaux color with matte varnish.
Dimensions: 20 x 26 cm.
Saint Catherine was descended from a noble family of Alexandria. She was very smart, a scholar and a faithful Christian. After many tortures, she martyred by decapitation. It is considered the patron saint of students. Her holy relic is kept in Mount Sinai. Saint Catherine celebrates on November 25th.