Saint Francis of AssisiView Fullscreen
Giovanni Bellini, The Ecstasy of St. Francis, c. 1475-1480, oil on panel, 124.6 x 142 cm, Frick Collection, New York
Francis (1181-1226) was a soldier in Assisi who had a vision and converted. He set off to live an aescetic life, preaching repentance, and founded the Franciscan Order. In 1224, he received the stigmata on Mount Verna.
A common attribute not seen here is a cross, used as an object of prayer.