Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

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42. Pietà by Jorge Sanchez Hernandez

Jorge Sánchez Hernández [1926 – 2016] was a Mexican Catholic painter and continuator of the style of 17th century Spanish Baroque painters. Collections include: Portraits of Colonial Nuns; Scenes from Ancient Mexico; the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Collection; the Mother of Jesus Collection; the Gospel Scenes Collection; the Collection with scenes from the […]

47. The Dormition by Jorge Sanchez Hernandez

Jorge Sánchez Hernández [1926 – 2016] was a Mexican Catholic painter and continuator of the style of 17th century Spanish Baroque painters. Collections include: Portraits of Colonial Nuns; Scenes from Ancient Mexico; the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Collection; the Mother of Jesus Collection; the Gospel Scenes Collection; the Collection with scenes from the […]

45_66 Headpiece to Romans by Simon Brett

Wood engraving by Simon Brett (British b. 1943) in The Reader’s Digest Bible (illustrated edition) 1990

093a  Detail of Death on a Pale Horse

Death on the Pale Horse (detail): The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. 1796. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 23 3/8 × 50 5/8 ins (59.4 × 128.6 cms). Framed: 36 1/2 × 63 1/8 × 3 1/8 ins (92.7 × 160.3 × 7.9 cms). Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit.

093  Death on the Pale Horse

Death on the Pale Horse. 1796. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 23 3/8 × 50 5/8 ins (59.4 × 128.6 cms). Framed: 36 1/2 × 63 1/8 × 3 1/8 ins (92.7 × 160.3 × 7.9 cms). Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit.

092  Death on the Pale Horse

Death on the Pale Horse. 1817. Oil on canvas. 176 x 301 ins (447.0 x 764.5 cms). Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. This version is thought to be the artist’s final major work. West based it on the Book of Revelation 6:8, in which the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse—Death, War, Famine, and Pestilence—ravage […]

Phillip Medhurst presents 344/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Death of Jesus John 19:30. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on paper. 24.3 x 18.4 cms. Brooklyn Museum New York.

Phillip Medhurst presents 344/392 the James Tissot Jesus c 1896 The Death of Jesus John 19:30. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. After a painting now in the Brooklyn Museum, New York; photogravure from “La Vie de Notre Seigneur Jésus Christ … . avec des notes et des dessins explicatifs par J. James Tissot” 1896-97.

Phillip Medhurst presents 392/392 the James Tissot Jesus. Self Portrait of the Pilgrim 1886-96 23 x 14.3 cm. Brooklyn Museum New York. By (James) Jacques-Joseph Tissot, French, 1836-1902. Opaque watercolour over graphite on grey wove paper. Brooklyn Museum New York. In 1900, the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences decided to purchase Tissot’s “Life of […]

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