Letters, Feb. 1, 1932

St. Luke's Picture

Sirs:

Assuming you wish to be correct in all your statements, I beg to state that the picture of the Blessed Virgin painted by Saint Luke is not in Rome, but in St. Mark's in Venice (TIME, Dec. 28). It is shown to the people for a few days at certain periods of the year. We were fortunate enough to see it in November, 1930. MARY A. F. BRENNAN

Beverly Hills, Calif.

Baedeker says the picture is in Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome. But there has always been room for doubt on this subject...

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