Posted by: Patrick Allen Foster | March 12, 2013

Tuesday Art Blogging, Cardinals Edition

In Rome, the cardinals are meeting in conclave to elect the next pope.

With that in mind, here are some paintings of cardinals:

Francesco Brunery, A Tedious Conference (19th–20th century)

Francesco Brunery, A Tedious Conference, circa 1898-1909. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Barascudts cardinals playing chess l

Max Barascudts, Cardinals Playing Chess, 1900. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Vaszary Portrait of Prince-Primate Kolos Vaszary 1895

János Vaszary, Portrait of Cardinal Kolos Ferenc Vaszary, Archbishop of Esztergom and Prince-Primate of Hungary, 1895. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

And, of course, history’s favorite French cardinal:

Siege of La Rochelle 1881 Henri Motte 1846 1922

Henri Motte, Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1881. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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