All Saints’ Day

In honor of All Saints’ Day, here are gruesome paintings of their trials. Visit Daydream Tourist’s Shocking Paintings of Martyred Saints for a full article and more paintings.

Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew
Giovanni Bellini – The Murder of St Peter the Martyr (detail), 1509, Courtauld Gallery, London
Following his decapitation in 258 C.E., St. Denis is said to have picked up his head, walked 6 miles, and given a sermon. St. Denis Picking up His Head, 19th century, Panthéon murals, Paris (Photo)

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