"I was left skinned like another St. Bartholomew"
'St. Bartholomew the Apostle', Marco d'Agrate (1562)
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   Bartholomew was one of the twelve apostles of Christ, albeit one who is never recorded to speak or act independently anywhere in the New Testament.  He is best remembered for the traditional account, referenced here by Andrés, which has him martyred in Armenia by being flayed alive.