Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian being taken to martyrdom (above) and Saint Damian (below). Oil painting by a Spanish painter, ca. 1600 (?).

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The outer layer of paint is undamaged. Above, two Roman soldiers with whips take Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian to martyrdom. Below, in a separate scene, Saint Damian stands in a scallop niche holding a cannula and a medicine box with a landscape shown behind him. The lower layer is preserved unseen

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1 painting : oil on wood ; wood 110 x 25.5 cm

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S. Cosme. S. Damian. S. Damian.

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  • [1600?]

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Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian being taken to martyrdom (above) and Saint Damian (below). Oil painting by a Spanish painter, ca. 1600 (?).. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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