March 18 – June 17, 2012
Mirroring the Saints featured the copperplates and their modern day prints, engraved by the Wierix Brothers at the turn of the seventeenth exhibited for the first time in the United States from the Nederlandse Provincie der Jezuïeten, Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The modern prints and original plates in the exhibition provide today’s viewers with potent images of Christ, the angels, founders of Orders and the Virgin Mary. The images influenced not only vowed religious but also devout Catholic laity in Europe and elsewhere.
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Published on the occasion of the exhibition a 60-page catalogue includes black and white reproductions of the prints exhibited and an essay by Paul Begheyn, S.J.
Catalogues are available for purchase for $10. Please email info@manresagallery if you are interested in purchasing one.