Carl Schmitt

Ven. Francis Libermann



Date: early 1950s
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: Unknown
Signature: None
Owner: Unknown
ID: 12320

Ven. Francis Libermann (1804-52) was known as the “second founder” of the Holy Ghost Fathers. The order had a seminary in Norwalk, Connecticut, which was attended by Schmitt's son Jacob. This painting was reproduced as the frontipiece of the book Star of Jacob, a biography of Libermann published in 1953.
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