July 2018 Blog Posts (5)

VHRN Newsnote: 19th century Vincentian painting acquired

The Vincentiana collections at DePaul University's Archives/Special Collections has acquired a 19th century Vincentian painting by the artist Andre-Joseph Bodem. (1791-1830?) Believed to have been a commission for l'hopital Saint-Joseph in Compeigne, France run by the Daughters of Charity. The hospital was built in the second quarter of the 19th century. The painting is…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 26, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Dutch carving of Saint Vincent de Paul acquired. Artist: Johannes Petrus Maas



The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives & Special Collections Department of DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library recently acquired a carved oak statue of Vincent de Paul with a foundling. The work by the Dutch artist Johannes Petrus Maas (1861-1941) is 21 inches tall. It joins the extensive Vincentian statuary collection at the… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 9, 2018 at 2:09pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Early Portrait of the Cardinal de Retz (Jean-Francois Paul de Gondi) acquired



The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections of DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library has recently acquired a portrait of Jean-Francois Paul de Gondi the famous Cardinal de Retz (1613-1679) The Cardinal, who knew Vincent de Paul from his birth served as archbishop of Paris from 1654-1662. He was a famous Frondeur and memorist. The… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 6, 2018 at 8:44am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: New book published on the history of Saint-Lazare and its surrounding neighborhood

Du clos Saint-Lazare à la gare du Nord

Histoire d’un quartier de Paris

La léproserie Saint-Lazare devint en 1632 le berceau de la congrégation de la Mission que Saint Vincent de Paul avait fondée quelques années auparavant. Cet espace subit d’importantes…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 6, 2018 at 8:29am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Second Volume of the History of the Daughters of Charity published by Fayard

Histoire des filles de la Charité vol.2…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on July 6, 2018 at 8:22am — No Comments

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