Icon of Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, shown in the robes he was wearing for Mass when he was killed.
Romero was assassinated on 24th March 1980 as he was celebrating Mass in the chapel of the Divine Providence cancer hospital. He was beatified on May 23rd 2015.
The modern saints series includes people from all over the world who have left us wonderful examples of faith and witness.
Oscar Romero is painted in acrylic on a Loxley Gold box canvas and has two layers of varnish. It is signed on the reverse in pencil. All edges are painted and varnished.
This is one of a series of modern saints.
The image size is 20cm x 25cm (8" x 10").