Holy Saturday

Book Title: Sacrarvm caeremoniarvm sive Ritvvm ecclesiasticorvm S. Rom. ecclesiae. : libri tres

Author: Patrizi Piccolomini, Agostino, ca. 1435-1496

Image Title: Holy Saturday

Description: On Holy Saturday, a deacon lights one candle from three and sings, “Lumen Christi” (“the light of Christ”), to which all reply,”Deo gratis” (“thanks be to God”). The image is flanked by a border containing angels, or putti, suspended over the heads of soldiers.

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