saint andrew's cross painting


St Andrew's Cross, also called Crux Decussata

This is a painting of St Andrew being tortured on a saltire cross, now called a St Andrews Cross.­

For more information about Saint Andrew, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Saint_­Andrew

This painting is exposed at the Casa Nacional de Moneda museum in Potosí (Bolivia).­ If you know its origin or have more information, please post a comment or email me.

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Route Sagarnaga, La Paz, Bolivia

Photos of interesting Christian Sacred Art that I stumbled upon.­

Photos taken in Bolivia in February and March 2010.­

Related series:

- Uyuni Train Cemetery (Bolivia).

- Silver Mine - Potosí (Bolivia).

- Argentina.

- Chile.