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Festival of Religious Art: Religious Art by Artists of Chicago and Environs

March 24 – April 15, 1931

 
 
Jean Crawford Adams
Good Shepherd
Oil
 
Camille Andrene
Young Christ
Oil Painting
 
Miss I. Arfsten
St. Valentine
Design for Needlework
 
Emil Armin
Seder Night
Oil
 
Emil Armin
Pillar of Fire
Oil
 
Edith Jane Bacon
Madonna
Block Print
 
Frederic Clay Bartlett
Crucifixion
Oil
 
Macena Barton
Madonna
Oil
 
Stephen Beames
St. Peter
Plaster
 
Helene Warder Beggs
Offering
Oil
 
Helene Warder Beggs
Adoration
Oil
 
Helene Warder Beggs
Madonna
Oil
 
Helene Warder Beggs
The Light
Water Color
 
Helene Warder Beggs
Worship
Water Color
 
Helene Warder Beggs
Procession
Water Color
 
Helene Warder Beggs
Sermon on the Mount
Water Color
 
Joseph Biagi
O Salutaris Hostia
Painting for Alter
 
Irene Bianucci
The Communicant
Lithograph
 
Fred Biesel
Mother and Child
Oil
 
Joseph P. Birren
Madonna of the Lily
Oil
 
Verne S. Bordner
Joseph and the Child Jesus
Water Color Window Design
 
Verne S. Bordner
Moses
Water Color Fresco Design
 
Jaraslov Brozik
Praise the Lord All ye People
Psalm 117

Oil
 
Edward Everett Burr
Chicago Temple Bookplate
India Ink
 
Edward Everett Burr
Madonna
Plaster
 
Louis Cheskin
Study for Madonna
Oil
 
Miss J. M. Christie
St. Dunstan
Embroidery
 
Miss J. M. Christie
Sampler of Ecclesiastical Designs
Embroidery
 
Miss J. M. Christie
Our Lady
Embroidery
 
Elizabeth Colwell
Madonna
Oil
 
Elizabeth Colwell
Blue Madonna
Oil
 
Elizabeth Colwell
Flowers of the Virgin
Drawing
 
Elizabeth Colwell
Flowers of the Virgin
Drawing
 
Elizabeth Colwell
Black Madonna
Drawing
 
Gustaf Dalstrom
Adam and Eve
Oil
 
Russell Daniels
The Good Shepherd
Mood Carving
 
Russell Daniels
Madonna and Child
Chased Pewter
 
Nena de Brennecke
Calvery
Wood Carving
 
Nena de Brennecke
The Virgin
Wood Carving
 
Nena de Brennecke
Book of Job
Wood Carving
 
Nena de Brennecke
St. Francis
Wood Carving
 
Julio de Diago
The Nativity- Birth of Virgin Mary
Altar Door
Courtesy of St. Gregory's Church
 
Julio de Diago
The Nativity- Birth of Christ
Altar Door
Courtesy of St. Gregory's Church
 
Julio de Diago
The Nativity- The Annunciation
Oil
 
Julio de Diago
The Nativity- Madonna
Colored Wood Carving
Courtesy of St. Gregory's Church
 
Julio de Diago
The Nativity- Original Sin
Colored Wood Carving
Courtesy of St. Gregory's Church
 
Julio de Diago
Madonna and Child
Oil
Courtesy of St. Gregory's Church
 
Peter Charles Diem
Madonna
Oil
 
Peter Charles Diem
Madonna
Oil
 
Dorothy Dick
Pensive Madonna
Oil
 
Dominican Sisters, Rosary College
Illuminated Pieces
 
Dominican Sisters, Rosary College
Celtic Cross
Etching Asbestos Cement
 
Dominican Sisters, Rosary College
Green Cope
Silk
 
Dominican Sisters, Rosary College
White Chasuble
Silk
 
Hazel Crow Ewell
Design for Baptismal Font
Water Color
 
Hazel Crow Ewell
Design for Stained Glass Window
Water Color
 
James Cady Ewell
Sacrifice
Pen and Ink
 
Alfeo Faggi
Pieta
Courtesy of Church of St. Thomas the Apostle
 
Alfeo Faggi
The Twelfth Station of the Cross
From the Studies for the Stations of the Cross made for the Church of St. Thomas the Apostle when the artist was living in Chicago
Courtesy of Miss Ellen Gates Starr

The Studies for the entire series are in St. Francis' Chapel, Buffalo Creek Farm.
 
Frances Foy
Rest During the Flight to Egypt
Oil
 
Gerald A. Frank
Madonna
Oil
 
Gerald A. Frank
The Lord's Prayer
Sheepskin Illumination
 
Margaret Gardner
Adoration
Chalk
 
Karl Gasslander
Flight into Egypt
Drawing
 
John W. Gatenby, Jr.
Born in the Shadow of the Cross
Pen and Ink
 
Todros Geller
Wayside Calvery
Oil
 
Todros Geller
Zacchaeus
Wood Carving
 
Edward Gentle
Psalm 121
Illumination
 
Edward Gentle
Hail Mary Prayer
Illumination
 
Edward Gentle
Daily Prayer
Illumination
 
Edmund Giesbert
Composition
Charcoal and Pastel
 
Eugenie Glaman
Daniel in the Den of Lions
Etching
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Crucifixion
Drypoint
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Good Shepherd
Wood Sculpture
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Jeremiah
Bronze Sculpture
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Madonna and Child
Marble Bas Relief
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Sacrifice of Isaac
Wood Sculpture
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Adam and Eve
Drypoint
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Madonna and Child
Drypoint
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Madonna
Drypoint
 
Enrico Glicenstein
St. Francis
Drypoint
 
Enrico Glicenstein
Madonna and Child
Etchings
 
Belle Goldschlager
Prayer
Oil
 
Granger and Bollenbacher
Wilmette Parish Methodist Episcopal Church
Photograph
 
Granger and Bollenbacher
Riverside Methodist Episcopal Church
Pencil Drawing
 
Frederic M. Grant
Flight
Oil
 
Guild of the Tabernacle
St Thomas the Apostle Church

Religious Vestments
Silk and Embroidery
 
Guild of the Tabernacle
St Thomas the Apostle Church

Religious Vestments
Silk and Embroidery
 
Guild of the Tabernacle
St Thomas the Apostle Church

Religious Vestments
Silk and Embroidery
 
Guild of the Tabernacle
St Thomas the Apostle Church

Religious Vestments
Silk and Embroidery
 
Guild of the Tabernacle
St Thomas the Apostle Church

Religious Vestments
Silk and Embroidery
 
Carl Hallsthammer
The Good Shepherd
Wood Carving with Color
 
Hazel Hannell
Madonna
Fresco
 
Hazel Hannell
Sketch for Fresco
Water Color
 
V. M. S. Hannell
Saint Agnes
Carving for Celotex
 
V. M. S. Hannell
Saint Peter
Carving in Acousti Celotex
 
V. M. S. Hannell
"Talitha Cumi" Mark 541
Wood Carving
 
Oskar J. W. Hansen
Mother and Child
Sculpture Mexican Mahogany
 
Oskar J. W. Hansen
St. Francis of Assisi and the Birds
Design for Large Panel
Sculpture in Relief
 
A. J. Haugseth
Solomon's Judgment
Water Color
 
A. J. Haugseth
Moses
Water Color
 
Helen West Heller
Raising of Lazarus
Mosaic Cartoon
 
Helen West Heller
Saint Francis Sings
Mosaic Cartoon
 
Helen West Heller
Saint Francis Singing
Woodcut
 
Helen West Heller
Night Unto Night Sheweth Knowledge
Mosaic Cartoon
 
Helen West Heller
Day Unto Day Uttereth Speech
Mosaic Cartoon
 
Arno Hempel
Sepulcher
Wood Carving
 
Elizabeth Tuttle Holsman
Two Architectural Bosses- Disciples Chapel
 
Maud Phelps Hutchins
Christmas Card
Print
 
Alfonso Iannelli
Holy Family
Stained Glass Window
 
Alfonso Iannelli
Entrance to Immaculata High School
Photograph
 
Alfonso Iannelli
Shannon Memorial
Photograph
 
Alfonso Iannelli
Barker Memorial Altar
Photograph
 
Alfonso Iannelli
Shaw Memorial Altar
Photograph
 
Alfonso Iannelli
Shaw Memorial Altar
Photograph
Courtesy of St. Patrick's Church, Momence, Illinois
 
Alfonso Iannelli
Model of Angel for Barker Memorial Altar
Plaster
 
Alfonso Iannelli
Barker Memorial Altar
Scale Model Plaster
 
Alfonso Iannelli
St. Francis and the Birds
Concrete
 
Emanuel Jacobson
Moses
Water Color
 
Emanuel Jacobson
El Nino
Water Color
 
Emanuel Jacobson
Gabriel
Water Color
 
Beauford Floyd Jones
The Spiritual Breakfast
"Jesus then cometh and taketh bread and giveth them fish likewise." - St. John 21-13
Oil
 
Raoul Josset
Dolar
Plaster Model
 
Raoul Josset
Madonna and Child
Plaster with Gold Texture
 
Raymond Katz
Designs from Hebrew Letters
Tempera
 
Raymond Katz
Designs from Hebrew Letters
Tempera
 
Raymond Katz
Designs from Hebrew Letters
Tempera
 
Thomas Kempf
Crucifixion
Block Print
 
Thomas Kempf
Judas
Water Color
 
Thomas Kempf
On the Cross
Water Color
 
Thomas Kempf
Crucifixion
Water Color
 
Tud Kempf
Mary and Child Jesus
Wood Carving
 
Tud Kempf
Death and Sampson
Wood Relief
 
Tud Kempf
Crucifixion
Wood Relief
 
Tud Kempf
Angel
Wod Relief
 
Tud Kempf
Magdalene
Wood Relief
 
Tud Kempf
Mary
Lime Stone Head
 
Beatrice Levy
St. Francis
Aquatint Etching
 
Lowe & Speer
First Congregational Church, Clinton, Iowa
Rendering by Charles L. Morgan
 
Clara MacGowan
Book Ends
Pottery
 
Benita E. McCormick
Nativity
Water Color
 
John McDonnell
Stations of the Cross
Oil
 
Francis McGee
The Betrayal
Oil
 
Miriam McKinnie
Prayer
Oil
 
Verona Marie McManus
O Salutaris Hostia
Wood Carving
 
Verona Marie McManus
Petite Therese
Wood Carving
 
Verona Marie McManus
Mater Et Filius
Wood Carving
 
Edward A. McMurtry
Illuminated Manuscript
 
Edward A. McMurtry
Illuminated
 
T. L. Macrini
Caerula Caeli
Oil
 
Hazel Sinaiko Maryan
Holy Man
Plaster
 
Hazel Sinaiko Maryan
Madonna
Plaster
 
Hazel Sinaiko Maryan
Head of Christ
Terra Cotta
 
Edward W. Mathews
Madonna of the Rafters
Oil
 
Herman Menzel
The Honest Man
Oil
 
Buell Mullen
Madonna of the Sands
Oil
 
Charles Edward Mullin
Return of the Prodigal Son
Oil
 
Charleen B. Murphey
Christ and Children
Plaster
 
Jean June Myall
Queen Bertha of Britain
Decorative Panel in St. Luke's, Evanston
Oil
 
Jean June Myall
Reredos Decoration, First Presbyterian Church, Chicago
Oils and Gold Leaf
 
Jean June Myall
Triptych in Jerusalem Chamber, St. Luke's, Evanston
Oils and Gold Leaf
 
Jean June Myall
Pulpit, St. Luke's, Evanston
Pen and Ink Rendering for Tallmadge & Watson, Architects
 
Philip Nesbitt
Madonna
Oil
 
John J. Noedringer
Madonna
Oil
 
Thomas A. O'Shaugnessy
St. Sennan
Stained Glass Window
 
Thomas A. O'Shaugnessy
Christian Valor
Stained Glass Window
 
Mrs. Katherine Maxey Patton
Ora Pro Nobis
Oil
 
Helen Knudsen Pearce
Elijah Being Fed by the Ravens
Oil
 
Robert Pelzl
Nativity
Plaster
 
Robert Pelzl
St. Catherine of Siena
Marble
 
Delforest Penning
Crucifix
Plaster
 
Tom G. Pillsbury
The Ninth Hour
Water Color
 
Albin Polasek
The Nativity
Wood Carving
 
Frederick Victor Poole
Santa Maria
Painting on Wood Panel
 
Leslie Thomas Posey
Crucifixion
Relief
 
Constantine Pougialis
The Virgin
Oil
 
Wellington J. Reynolds
Pieta
Oil
 
C. L. Ricketts
Crucifixion
A page from a Carthusian Missal- 1490

Copy of Illumination
 
C. L. Ricketts
Crucifixion
From Abingdon Missal- 1461

Copy of Illumination
 
Emanuele Romano
Negro Spiritual
Oil
 
Emanuele Romano
The Vision of Balaam
Oil
 
Hubert Ropp
St. Sebastian
Wood and Plaster Panel
 
Ruth Sherwood
St. Francis and the Wolf of Gubio
Plaster
 
Ruth Sherwood
Madonna
Bronze
 
Ruth Sherwood
Talitha Cumi
Plastiline
 
Sister Mary Stanisia, Academy of Our Lady
American Madonna
Oil
 
Sister Mary Stanisia, Academy of Our Lady
American Madonna
Oil
 
Sister Mary Stanisia, Academy of Our Lady
From the Life of Christ
Oil Mural
 
Sister Mary Stanisia, Academy of Our Lady
Portrait of Christ
Oil
 
Herbert Arnold Stark
Mother and Child
Oil
 
Herbert Arnold Stark
Bright Angel
Oil
 
John B. Storrs
St. Sebastian
Oil
 
Helen Strube
Consolation
Wood
 
Helen Straube
Ascension
Plaster
 
Tallmadge and Watson- Architects
First Presbyterian Church, Chicago
Photograph
 
Tallmadge and Watson- Architects
First Congregational Church, Evanston
Photograph
 
Grace V. Tieman
St. John 20:16-17
Oil
 
Edward J. F. Timmons
Supper at Emmaus
Oil
 
Magdelene Tolson
Design for Altar Painting
Water Color
 
Norman Tolson
The Blind- Miracle
Oil
 
Irvin St. John Tucker
Eucharistic Panel
Wood Carving
 
Irvin St. John Tucker
By the Waters of Babylon
Wood Carving
 
Irvin St. John Tucker
Dawn Awakening the Infant Christ
Wood Carving
 
Irvin St. John Tucker
David
Wood Carving
 
Irvin St. John Tucker
Miriam at the Crossing of the Red Sea
Wood Carving
 
Ethel Tyrrell
Return From Calvary
Charcoal
 
Enrico Vannucci
Crucifixion Corpus
Rigalico
 
Frank Hugh Wagner
Our Lady of the Lillies
Oil on Wood
 
Carl E. Wallin
Gethsemane
Oil
 
Crewes Warnacut
Altarpiece
Oil
 
Lotan Welshans
Sampson
Oil
 
Aksel Westerlind
The Star of Bethlehem
Oil
 
Gaylord F. Hardwick-Wilkinson
La Vierge et L'Universite
Oil
 
Agnes Clark Winkler
Conversation
Oil
 
Louise Lentz Woodruff
Immaculata
Bronze
 
Nicola Ziroli
Madonna of the Rosary
Pastel
 
Ernest Fauzio
Station of the Cross
Oil
 
Theresa Fauzio
Madonna
Clay
 
Michelle Gamboni
On the Cross
Wood Block Print
 
Michelle Gamboni
Calvary in Chicago
Oil
 
Michelle Gamboni
Head of Christ
Wood Block Print
 
Michelle Gamboni
St. Catherine
Clay
 
Michelle Gamboni
Angel
Clay
 
Michelle Gamboni
Shepherd
Clay
 
Michelle Gamboni
Madonna and Child
Tile
 
Michelle Gamboni
Madonna
Clay
 
Michelle Gamboni
St. Francis
Clay
 
Miguel Juarez
Station of the Cross
Oil
 
Miguel Juarez
Crucifixion
Clay
 
Miguel Juarez
Praying Women
Clay
 
Miguel Juarez
Saint
Clay
 
Lewis Levin
Station of the Cross
oil
 
Joe Muggale
Saint
Water Color
 
Frank Patti
Station of the Cross
Water Color
 
Frank Patti
Station of the Cross
Wood Block Print
 
Frank Patti
Saint
Water Color
 
Le Roy Ratchele
Annunciation
Clay
 
Edith Roberts
Station of the Cross
Water Color
 
Edith Roberts
Station of the Cross
Oil
 
Edith Roberts
Christ Holding Child
Pencil
 
Sylvia Roberts
Station of the Cross
Oil
 
Sylvia Roberts
White Madonna
Clay
 
Jose Ruez
Holy Water
Clay
 
Jose Ruez
Crucifixion
Clay
 
Jose Ruez
Madonna
Tile
 
Leah Shan
Station of the Cross
Oil
 
Jesus Torres
Head of Christ
Clay
 
Jesus Torres
Crucifixion
Clay
 
Jesus Torres
Head of Madonna
Clay
 
Jesus Torres
Head of Christ
Clay
 
Jesus Torres
Gethsemane
Tile
 
Jesus Torres
Cross and Dove
Tile
 
Jesus Torres
Station of the Cross
Tile
 
William Roberts
Holy Water Receptacle
Tile
 
Domingo Cisuaron
Chirst
Clay
 
Chicago Public Schools
Seven Pictures in Colored Chalk on Christmas and Easter Themes
made under the direction of Miss Winnie Sparks, District Supervisor of Art. The work is from seventh and eighth grades of Burke and Carter Schools.
 

   
   
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