Saints in Art – Saint Albert

[Saint Albert of Jerusalem]Article

(Bishop of Vercelli, and Patriarch of Jerusalem) (8th April) He is regarded as the Founder of the Carmelite Order. In 1214, when about to embark at Acre to attend a council at Rome, he was murdered by a ruffian whom he had reproved for his crimes. He therefore bears the palm) as a martyr. He wears the Carmelite habit. In a picture by Dosso Dossi, in the Carmine, Modena, he is trampling on the fiend in the form of a woman.

MLA Citation

  • Margaret E Tabor. “Saint Albert”. The Saints in Art, with Their Attributes and Symbols. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 February 2014. Web. 21 July 2018. <>