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saint christopher, wall painting, fresco, lye, loir-et-cher, france


Saints were venerated in the medieval period either by relics, statuary, or by painted representations, either on walls, canvas, screens, or glass. Mostly a saint would be local to a particular area. However, the fame of some saints spread far from their place of origin.