Saint Paul

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Ambrosius Holbein, Saint Paul, early 16th c., tempera and oil on wood, 140 x 92 cm, National Museum, Wrocław

Paul was a Jewish tent maker who persecuted Christians, then had a vision on the road to Damascus and converted to Christianity.  He was executed by sword, not by crucifixion, by Nero in Rome.  

Another attribute not represented here is a basket.