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Recognising saints: eyes

Eyes are the common attribute of Saint Lucy

Legend has it that Saint Lucy either plucked out her own eyes to avoid marriage to a pagan, or had her eyes put out by the Emperor Diocletian as part of her martyrdom.

Carlo Crivelli, Saint Lucy, about 1476

Eyes are also an attribute of Saint Ottilia of Alsace, a Dominican nun. Her blindness was miraculously cured during her baptism.