Description: Elizabeth of Hungary (1207-1231) was married at 14 and widowed at 20, thereafter pledging celibacy so never remarried. She is known for the Miracle of the Roses, which she is holding in this portrait. She was canonized a saint in 1235. This piece was commissioned by Alice Radcliffe, a London-based art lover, during the height of the Arts and Crafts movement. A pair with image 55588 of St Dorothea.
Painted by George James Frampton (1860-1928), oil on panel. Frampton is well known as a sculptor, including the Peter Pan statue in London and Kelvingrove Art Museum in Glasgow.