Phillip Medhurst

Wisdom from a Gnostic Sage

Tag: three wise men

12. The adoration of the Magi 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 […]

042  The Wise Men's Offerings

The Wise Men’s Offerings. 1799. Oil on canvas. 27 x 22 ins (68.5 x 56 cms);33¾ x 29¼ ins (85.7 x 74.3 cms). Private collection. This painting relates, with differences, to West’s composition for the window for St. George’s Chapel, Windsor which was installed in 1796. The window has since been removed, but the composition […]

041  The Wise Men's Offerings

The Wise Men’s Offerings. Oil on Canvas. 128.9 x 58.4 cms (50.7 x 23 ins). A cartoon painted for a window in St. George’s Chapel Windsor, installed in 1796. From 1779 to 1801 West became involved with the large-scale restoration of this Chapel, and windows were installed in the quire aisles. The designs were drawn […]