French Patronymique 19th – Saint Maurille & Saint Renee Lions 1806

Nevers Patronymique 19th - Private Collection France

Plate from Nevers (dated 1806 & inscribed Rene Lions) with the figure of Saint Maurille (Bishop of Angers) that regenerates a dead child by baptizing him. Saint Renee is the child that receives a re-born life. The theme of this plate is extremely popular due to Renee d’Anjou, King of Naples and Sicily that spread this legend in the 15th century – Private Collection France.

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