Habemus Papam St. Francis of Assisi, a small woodcut of 1450 – 1470

The featured image is of St. Francis (1181/2  – 1224)
Unknown artist. German.  Woodcut made between 1450 and 1470.   Hand-coloured in red lake, green, vermilion, blue, gray and gold.
National Gallery, Washington, DC.
St. Francis, 1450-70, National Gallery of Art, DC-1

 

Below is a painting by Sir Stanley Spencer (1891 -1959), British.  1935. 
St. Francis with The Birds.   Oil on canvas.  The Tate, London.  He did not explain the positioning of the children.
 

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