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Background imageFriar Collection: PADRE PIO

PADRE PIO
Francesco Forgione, name in religion Pio de Pietrelcina, known as PADRE PIO, Capucin friar who manifested stigmata and many other paranormal phenomena

Background imageFriar Collection: PADRE PIO

PADRE PIO
Francesco Forgione, name in religion Pio de Pietrelcina, known as PADRE PIO, Capucin friar who manifested stigmata and many other paranormal phenomena

Background imageFriar Collection: The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)

The Gate of Calais. Etching by William Hogarth (1697-1764)
William Hogarth (1697-1764). British artist, engraver, illustrator and satirical painter. The Gate of Calais. Etching by Hogarth. Engraving. The Iberian Illustration, 1888. Colored

Background imageFriar Collection: Woman raising her skirts to scare off the devil

Woman raising her skirts to scare off the devil. Perretta flashing the devil. The devil of Pope-Fig Island. Le diable de Papesiguiere

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint John of the Cross (1542-1591). Engraving. Colored

Saint John of the Cross (1542-1591). Engraving. Colored
Saint John of the Cross (1542-1591). Spanish friar of DIscalced Carmelite Order. Engraving. Colored

Background imageFriar Collection: Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Baden

Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Baden
Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Llull preaching. Parchment 92. Page 5r. Baden Memorial Library. Karlsruhe. Germany

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) in Goa (India)

Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) in Goa (India)
Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552), Spanish missionary, through the streets of the Portuguese colony of Goa (India) in 1542. French engraving, 1850. Colored

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591). Italian Jesuit. Colored

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591). Italian Jesuit. Colored
Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591). Italian Jesuit seminarian and student at the Roman college. He died in Rome, at the service of persons infected by the plague

Background imageFriar Collection: John Of God, Saint (1495-1550). Portuguese religious

John Of God, Saint (1495-1550). Portuguese religious man, founder of the ador de la Order of Charity or of Hospitallers (Hospitaller Brothers of St. John of God)

Background imageFriar Collection: Chaucer, the Friar

Chaucer, the Friar
The Friar carrying a staff

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint John of God, 1883. Sculpture by Agapit Vallmitjana i B

Saint John of God, 1883. Sculpture by Agapit Vallmitjana i Barbany (1833-1905). Hospital of Saint John of God. Barcelona. Spain

Background imageFriar Collection: Abbeville, France - Abbey of Saint Riquier

Abbeville, France - Abbey of Saint Riquier founded in 799 Date: circa 1850s

Background imageFriar Collection: Lorgues / Marchena Works

Lorgues / Marchena Works
Antonio de Marchena, friar and astronomer, who advised Columbus

Background imageFriar Collection: Romeo & Juliet / Friar

Romeo & Juliet / Friar
Act IV Juliet visits Friar Lawrence in his cell and procures a sleeping potion

Background imageFriar Collection: Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham

Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham
Robin Hood tricks the Sheriff of Nottingham (and robs him of his gold). circa 1195

Background imageFriar Collection: Father Serapion martyred in Algeria, North Africa

Father Serapion martyred in Algeria, North Africa
Father Serapion, an English or Irish Mercedarian friar, offers himself as a hostage in order to free captive Christians in Algeria, North Africa

Background imageFriar Collection: The Town Hall, Reading, Berkshire - with the Statue of Queen Victoria and St

The Town Hall, Reading, Berkshire - with the Statue of Queen Victoria and St. Laurences Church. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageFriar Collection: Reading Friar Street early 1900s

Reading Friar Street early 1900s

Background imageFriar Collection: Reading Friar Street probably 1920s

Reading Friar Street probably 1920s

Background imageFriar Collection: John of Austria (1547-1578). Spanish military

John of Austria (1547-1578). Spanish military. illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Presentation of John of Austria to Emperor Charles V at Yuste

Background imageFriar Collection: Charles II, called the Bewitched (1661-1700). King of Spain

Charles II, called the Bewitched (1661-1700). King of Spain (1665-1700). It was believed that the king was under the influence of an evil spell

Background imageFriar Collection: Charles IV abdicates in favour of his son Ferdinand

Charles IV abdicates in favour of his son Ferdinand
Peninsular War (1808-1814). Charles IV abdicates in favour of his son Ferdinand (Aranjuez, March 19, 1808). Etching and engraving on paper, circa 1814

Background imageFriar Collection: Procession of Our Lady of Grace in the Cebada Square

Procession of Our Lady of Grace in the Cebada Square (Madrid), circa 1741, by Manuel de Chozas (18th century). History Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageFriar Collection: Procession of Our Lady of Grace in the Cebada Square, Madrid

Procession of Our Lady of Grace in the Cebada Square, Madrid
Procession of Our Lady of Grace in the Cebada Square (Madrid), circa 1741, by Manuel de Chozas (18th century). History Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint Jerome in his Study. Detail. Castilian School

Saint Jerome in his Study. Detail. Castilian School
Master of the Parral (active 1480-1500). Saint Jerome in his Study. Detail. Castilian School, about 1480-1490. Lazaro Galdiano Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint Francis of Assisi (1181-1226), 1577-1580, by El Greco

Saint Francis of Assisi (1181-1226), 1577-1580, by El Greco
Saint Francis of Assisi (1181-1226). Founder of the Franciscan Order. Portrait by El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopulos) (1541-1614), 1577-1580. Lazaro Galdiano Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint Jerome in his Study. Castilian School, about 1480-1490

Saint Jerome in his Study. Castilian School, about 1480-1490
Master of the Parral (active 1480-1500). Saint Jerome in his Study. Castilian School, about 1480-1490. Lazaro Galdiano Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageFriar Collection: St. Francis

St. Francis
A painting of Saint Francis of Assisi, an Italian catholic friar, deacon and mystic. He is one of the most venerated figures in Christianity who founded the men's Order of Friars Minor

Background imageFriar Collection: Performance of Romeo and Juliet, Colombo, Ceylon

Performance of Romeo and Juliet, Colombo, Ceylon
Depictions of a performance of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet by the Singhalese in Colombo, Ceylon (modern day Sri Lanka)

Background imageFriar Collection: Embarkation of Christopher Columbus at Palos de la Frontera

Embarkation of Christopher Columbus at Palos de la Frontera
Discovery of America. Embarkation of Christopher Columbus at Palos de la Frontera (Spain), on August 3, 1492. Engraving. Museo Militar, 1883. Later colouration. Date: 2020

Background imageFriar Collection: Diego Laynez (1512-1565). Spanish Jesuit priest

Diego Laynez (1512-1565). Spanish Jesuit priest and theologian. Second Superior General of the Society of Jesus. Portrait, detail. Illustration by Llanta. Lithography. Cronica General de Espana

Background imageFriar Collection: Fray Luis de Leon (1527-1591). Spanish poet

Fray Luis de Leon (1527-1591). Spanish poet
Fray Luis de Leon (Belmonte, 1527-Madrigal de las Altas Torres, 1591). Spanish poet. Portrait. Illustration by Llanta. Lithography. Cronica General de Espana

Background imageFriar Collection: The Lady of Montserrat by Alonso Cano (1601-1667)

The Lady of Montserrat by Alonso Cano (1601-1667)
Alonso Cano (1601-1667) and Workshop. The Lady of Montserrat. San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Madrid. Spain. Date: 2019

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) by Juseppe de Ribera

Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) by Juseppe de Ribera
Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231). Portuguese friar of Franciscan Order. Painting by Juseppe de Ribera (1591-1652). Spanish painter. San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Madrid. Spain. Date: 2019

Background imageFriar Collection: Saint Augustine between Christ and Mary by Rubens

Saint Augustine between Christ and Mary by Rubens
Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640). Flemish painter. Saint Augustine between Christ and Mary, ca.1615. San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Madrid. Spain. Date: 2019

Background imageFriar Collection: Interior of the Wawel Royal Cathedral, 1875, by Swierzynski

Interior of the Wawel Royal Cathedral, 1875, by Swierzynski
Saturnin Swierzynski (1820-1885). Polish painter. Interior of the Wawel Royal Cathedral, 1875. 19th Century Polish Art Gallery (Sukiennice Museum). National Museum of Krakow. Poland. Date: 2018

Background imageFriar Collection: Illustrations

Illustrations
Two simple illustrations showing a friar whistling a melody to a bird. Date: circa 1922

Background imageFriar Collection: Death of Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) in Shangchuan

Death of Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) in Shangchuan
Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552). Spanish missionary. Death of Saint Francis in Shangchuan Island (China), 1552. French engraving, 1850. Colored. Date:

Background imageFriar Collection: Death of Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Colored engraving

Death of Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Colored engraving
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506). Explorer and navigator genoese. Death of Columbus. Engraving by N. Vazquez after a painting of Francisco Ortego. The Artistic Illustration, 1892. Colored

Background imageFriar Collection: Death of Mariano Alvarez de Castro (1749-1810)

Death of Mariano Alvarez de Castro (1749-1810)
Mariano Alvarez de Castro (1749-1810). Spanish military. Corpse of Alvarez de Castro. Drawing after a painting by T. Munoz Lucena

Background imageFriar Collection: Initial. Missal

Initial. Missal
Missal. Initial detail. Friar near death. Latin. Codex 9. 1524. Printing Rosenbach (Barcelona, Spain). Chapter Archive of Tortosa. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageFriar Collection: Death seizes the Mendicant Friar as he enters

Death seizes the Mendicant Friar as he enters a convent with his money-box and wallet.. Handcolored engraving by Chretien de Mechel from Hans Holbein's The Triumph of Death

Background imageFriar Collection: Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Evacuation of

Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Evacuation of 4000 Basque children to England (May 1937), operation made with the cooperation of the British Catholic Church

Background imageFriar Collection: Skeleton of Death catching the Friar Provisor

Skeleton of Death catching the Friar Provisor
Skeleton of Death catching the cloak collar of the Friar Provisor as he enters a convent with money-box and wallet. The convent wall is crumbling and smoke billows from inside

Background imageFriar Collection: Giordano Bruno - Italian cosmological theorist by Fidus

Giordano Bruno - Italian cosmological theorist by Fidus
circa 1910s

Background imageFriar Collection: Llull, Ramon (1233 / 1235-1315 / 1316). Majorcan writer and phi

Llull, Ramon (1233 / 1235-1315 / 1316). Majorcan writer and phi
Llull, Ramon (1233/1235-1315/1316). Majorcan writer and philosopher. Engraving of Arbor Scientiae (Tree of Science) published in Leiden in 1635

Background imageFriar Collection: LORGUES / MARCHENA WORKS

LORGUES / MARCHENA WORKS
Antonio de Marchena, friar and astronomer, who advised Columbus

Background imageFriar Collection: St. Fiacre. Irish hermit monk born in 7th century

St. Fiacre. Irish hermit monk born in 7th century. Patron of gardeners. Nineteenth century colored engraving



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