St Cecilia by Guido Reni, 1606 - I always find it interesting how artists project their idea of "the beautiful woman" onto their representations of saints. in this case, the patron saint of musicians and Church music.
Saint Cecilia (circa Simon Vouet (French, Baroque, Oil on canvas. The Blanton Museum of Art. Saint Cecilia is known as the patron saint of music and musicians. At her wedding, while the musicians played, Saint Cecilia sang to the.