Among the images that still exist in the streets of the ancient Valencia, we can mention a painting of the year 1756, located in a recently restored building on the corner of Carniceros street with Villena st ( Neighborhood of Velluters); another image, carving made, we can find it in a niche of the street that carries the name of the Saint, near the street of the Sea.
Concerning the figures of St. Christopher in our churches, it is appropriate to underline one for its size, which exists in the Cathedral of Valencia, located in the ancient Aula Capitular, currently Chapel of the Santo Cáliz. Also, in the ambulatory, in the altarpiece consacrated to Saint Dionisio and Sta. Margarita is present our Saint.
And in the altar consacrated to Saint Pascual Bailón, it exists a painting located in the (ático X) with the image of St. Christopher .
Another image, work of the sculptors Gaspar and Ferrer is venerated in the parish of Ntra Mrs. of the Puig. Also we find a St. Christopher in the dustcover of an altarpiece, in the church of Saint Nicolas, work of Juan de Juanes. Another of our churches; that of Holy Cross (ancient Convent of the Carmen), it offers us the possibility of comtemplating in its sacristy a new image of the Saint. And finally, we will outline that in the Cloister of Sto. Domingo ( General Captaincy), one of its chapels was consecrated to St. Christopher, chapel that was under the patronage of Borja's family.
But also in our Museums it has been put for its artistic historical value images of our saint. Thus in the "Museu de la Ciutat" in front of the Palacio Arzobispal, we can admire an anonymous St. Christopher dated toward 1500. Near the previous, it is put an altarpiece that belonged to the "Gremi dels Blanquers", dated in 1600 and in its lower part there is an image of the Saint. Finally to outline a figure of 37 cm height, XVII century, exposed in one of the showcases of the Museum and accomplished in red terracotta and polychrome.
Concerning our fine arts Museum, it contains several pictorial figures of St. Christopher. Among them, it is found in exposition, a small altarpiece of XVI century, oil painted over a board of 131 for 167 cm. made by Miguel Juan Puerta and a board of Pere Lembri of ends of XVI century.
IMAGES OF St. CHRISTOPHER IN VALENCIA