Statue of St. Anthony, Netherlands, c. 1501-1600
Statue of Saint Anthony the Hermit, Dutch, 16th century. St. Anthony was patron saint of those afflicted with ergotism, also known as St. Anthony's fire, a skin disease caused by grain infected by the ergot fungus. St Anthony's fire is symbolised by the flames at the base of this statue.
- Currently on display in:
- The Science and Art of Medicine
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