Saturday, November 14, 2015

Paris Attacks

Saints of France, pray for Paris, for France and for all of us.

Saint Joan of Arc                                                                       Saint Genevieve
Jules Bastien-Lepage, St. Joan of Arc
French, 1879
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Jules Cebron-Lavau. St. Genevieve Repulsing Attila
French, 1900-1925
Angers, Musee des Beaux-Arts

Saint Martin of Tours                                                                          Saint Louis
Saint Martin of Tours
from Sacramentary of Mont-Saint-Michel
French, 1050-1065
New York, The Morgan Library
MS M641, 173r
Saint Louis and His Brothers
Carrying the Crown of Thorns
from the Ambulatory of the Cathedral of St. Gertain
French, 1245-1248
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art,
The Cloisters

Saint Denis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Jean-Auguste Dominique Ingres
St. Denis, First Bishop of Paris
French, 1844
Paris, Musee du Louvre
Jean Bourdichon, St. Bernard with Chained Devil
from Hours of Frederic of Aragon
French, 1501-1504
Paris, Bibliotheque nationale de France
MS Latin 10532, fol. 330

Saint Peter Julian Eymard                                                        St. Therese of Lisieux
Auguste Rodin, Saint Peter Julian Eymard
French, 1863
New York, Eglise St. Jean Baptiste
Maurice Denis, Apotheosis of Saint Therese
French, 1939
Autun, Musee Rolin

                                                       Saint Michael the Archangel
Eugene Delacroix, Fall of the Rebel Angels
French, 1854-1861
Paris, St. Sulpice

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