|by Piero di Cosimo June 1504, Honolulu Academy of Art|
For those of you not familiar with the story, it reflects the legend of how St. John's was handed a poisoned cup of wine. Yet, when he blessed the cup of wine, the poison rose in the shape of a serpent. Click HERE to see the full image and the description of the painting subject.
Our little art museum has quite an impressive selection of Catholic art. Be sure to see for yourself if you have the opportunity.