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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Portrait of Pope Benedict XVI at Prayer with the Holy Theologians

(Alfredo) Fred Villanueva b. 1973
Portrait of Pope Benedict XVI at Prayer with the Holy Theologians 2002-2008
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas,
Dimensions: 8 ft. x 14 ft
The National Museum of Catholic Art and History, New York




Left to right above are:
St. Jose-Maria Ecriva, St. Augustine (after Botticelli), St. Brigid of Sweden, Sistine Madonna (after Raphael), Pope Benedict XVI, Albertus Magnus, St. Gregory, St. Irenaeus,

and then below left to right are:
St. Catherine of Siena (after Beccafumi), St. John of the Cross, St. Teresa of Avila (after Rubens), St. Thomas Aquinas (after Crivelli), St.Bonaventure (after Murillo), and center, Cat (after Leonardo da Vinci).


For more about the artist and his works see: : http://www.nmcah.org/ or http://www.fredvillanueva.com/