St. Augustine in His Studio, 1502, Vittore Carpaccio

Listers, it would be difficult to exaggerate the influence St. Augustine excerted on Catholicism and Western thought. The following selection of Sacred Art is truly but a sample of the items that take this Doctor of the Church as their subject. May St. Augustine, the example of contrite souls, the light of teachers, and the noble defender of Holy Church pray for us!

1. The Conversion of Saint Augustine, c.1387-1455, by Guido di Pietro

2. Vision of St Augustine, c. 1406-1469, Fra Filippo Lippi

3. Vision of St Augustine, Barbadori Altarpiece, c. 1438, Fra Filippo Lippi

4. Saint Augustine and the devil, 1471-1475, Michael Pacher

5. Saint Augustine in His Study, 1480, Sandro Botticelli

6. St. Augustine in His Studio, 1502, Vittore Carpaccio

7. The Miracle of St. Augustine, c. 1549, Tintoretto

8. Saint Augustine, 1600s, Antonio Rodríguez

9. Saints Augustine, John the Baptist and Paul the Hermit, early 1600s, Guercino

10. St. Augustine Between Christ And The Virgin, 1615, Peter Paul Rubens

11. Portrait of St. Augustine, 1636-1638, Peter Paul Rubens

12. Saint Augustine, 1645-50, Philippe de Champaigne

13. St Augustine, c. 1655, Caspar de Crayer

14. Saint Augustine Between Christ And The Virgin, 1664, Bartolome Esteban Murillo

15. Le Baptême de saint Augustin, c. 1695 - 1700, Louis de Boullogne