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Images of Faith Religious Art of Mexico 18th & 19th Century

March 27 – May 13, 1987
Images of Faith, exhibit image
(Detail) La Santísima Trinidad by Joseph de Paez, 1759, oil on copper / óleo sobre cobre, National Museum of Mexican Art Permanent Collection, 2009.96, Gift of the Koenig Family Trust in memory of Robert W. and Mary Ellen Koenig

This inaugural exhibition of the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum in the Pilsen neighborhood featured religious art of Mexico from the 18th and 19th Centuries. The rich, traditional, and artistic expressions of faith and beliefs of the Mexican People were presented in the culmination of work by many anonymous artists.


Antonio V. García

Organizing Institution

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

Displayed at

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Main Gallery

Catalog and Poster Design

Antonio V. García

Exhibition Highlights

Funded by Civic Federal Savings Bank, Illinois Arts Council