Monday, February 22, 2010

Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter

FOR TODAY'S feast in honor of Saint Peter's office of Bishop of Rome, here are two works of art from the Pere Marquette Gallery of the Saint Louis University Museum of Art, on the campus of Saint Louis University. The gallery is open on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and is located on the second floor of DuBourg Hall.

Oil painting, "Saint Peter" by William R. Simpson, at the Pere Marquette Gallery of the Saint Louis University Museum of Art, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Oil painting, “Saint Peter” by William R. Simpson.

Statue, polychrome and gesso on hardwood with bone inlay, "St. Peter the Apostle" by unknown Santos carver, Philippines, 19th century, at the Pere Marquette Gallery of the Saint Louis University Museum of Art, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Statue, polychrome and gesso on hardwood with bone inlay, “St. Peter the Apostle” by unknown Santos carver, Philippines, 19th century.

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