Holy Father Pedro Arrupe, SJ in Hiroshima with the Christ Child 293 art print by William Hart McNichols. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
This icon is for Arrupe College in Chicago. I wanted to image Fr Arrupe in prayer in Japan but not the Iconic photograph that you always see and is... more
This icon is for Arrupe College in Chicago. I wanted to image Fr Arrupe in prayer in Japan but not the Iconic photograph that you always see and is as impossible to recreate in a better way-as is Our Lady of Guadalupe or the Shroud of Turin. It is not well known that Fr Arrupe survived Hiroshima and the utter devastation.
About William Hart McNichols
Artist Statement on Iconography
�There is only Christ: He is everything and He is in everything." St. Paul, Colossians 3:11
I honor and revere the Byzantine icons and the profound spirituality of the Othodox churches. I try to bring true devotion and prayer into the process of writing an icon, dependent upon the inspiration of the Blessed Trinity, the saints, holy ones, and the Mother of God. As a Roman Catholic iconographer, I have no intention of assuming to be Orthodox, but continue to pray with many others, for unity brought about by the Spirit, amongst the churches.
2014 is my 24th year as an Iconographer and I am very grateful for the tremendous support from around the World. The great bulk of Icons are commissions from...