St Flora of Kildare

St Flora of Kildare

Saint Flora or ‘Blath’ was the cook at St Brigid’s monastery in Kildare, Ireland.

St Flora of Kildare.

via St Flora of Kildare.

This is a tiny postcard sized icon, painted over the course of about two years: I did the gilding before we moved house and it took a while for the right person and right saint to come along. It turned out ok, given the scale. I rather love painting miniatures 😀