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Tonsure Collection

Background imageTonsure Collection: Monk holding a Cross, 1445. Creator: Domenico Veneziano

Monk holding a Cross, 1445. Creator: Domenico Veneziano
Monk holding a Cross, 1445.

Background imageTonsure Collection: Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1525. Creator: Antonio Pirri

Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1525. Creator: Antonio Pirri
Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1525.

Background imageTonsure Collection: Pilgrims' Mass, 1450. Creator: Circle of Jaume Huguet

Pilgrims' Mass, 1450. Creator: Circle of Jaume Huguet
Pilgrims' Mass, 1450.

Background imageTonsure Collection: Albertus, 1193-1280. Creator: Anon

Albertus, 1193-1280. Creator: Anon
Albertus, 1193-1280, unknown date

Background imageTonsure Collection: Young woman with child standing in front of a monk, 1816. Creator: Bartolomeo Pinelli

Young woman with child standing in front of a monk, 1816. Creator: Bartolomeo Pinelli
Young woman with child standing in front of a monk, 1816

Background imageTonsure Collection: Monk standing, 1657. Creator: Gesina ter Borch

Monk standing, 1657. Creator: Gesina ter Borch
Monk standing, 1657

Background imageTonsure Collection: Priest at an altar, 1657. Creator: Gesina ter Borch

Priest at an altar, 1657. Creator: Gesina ter Borch
Priest at an altar, 1657. Priest in a chasubler. On the floor: Serodt, KhHDMHLH and Lijuerev (Lijucrev?) above the window. It is not known what the characters stand for

Background imageTonsure Collection: Monk standing with a rosary, c.1657. Creator: Gesina ter Borch

Monk standing with a rosary, c.1657. Creator: Gesina ter Borch
Monk standing with a rosary, c.1657. Brother with a habit of the Order of the Crosiers, in an octagonal frame

Background imageTonsure Collection: Monk kneeling at an altar, 1657. Creator: Gesina ter Borch

Monk kneeling at an altar, 1657. Creator: Gesina ter Borch
Monk kneeling at an altar, 1657. Brother with a habit of the Order of the Crosiers, in an octagonal frame

Background imageTonsure Collection: The Celebration of High Mass, c. 1776. Creator: Katharina Prestel

The Celebration of High Mass, c. 1776. Creator: Katharina Prestel
The Celebration of High Mass, c. 1776

Background imageTonsure Collection: St. Francis of Assisi and the Young Monk Returning from a Preaching Tour, 1936

St. Francis of Assisi and the Young Monk Returning from a Preaching Tour, 1936. Francis of Assisi (c1181-1226) returns to the monastery after walking the city in discussion with a young monk

Background imageTonsure Collection: Henry II, 1856. Artist: Alfred Crowquill

Henry II, 1856. Artist: Alfred Crowquill
Henry II, 1856. From Alfred Crowquills Comic History of the Kings and Queens of England - From William the Conqueror to the Present Time. [Read & Co. London, 1856]

Background imageTonsure Collection: A Monk turned Hermit; A zigzag journey through Mexico, 1875. Creator: Thomas Mayne Reid

A Monk turned Hermit; A zigzag journey through Mexico, 1875. Creator: Thomas Mayne Reid
A Monk turned Hermit; A zigzag journey through Mexico, 1875. From, Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London]

Background imageTonsure Collection: Saint Francis before the Pope (The Approva of the Franciscan Rule), 1390/1400

Saint Francis before the Pope (The Approva of the Franciscan Rule), 1390/1400. Creator: Spinello Aretino
Saint Francis before the Pope (The Approva of the Franciscan Rule), 1390/1400

Background imageTonsure Collection: Retable of Saints Athanasius, Blaise, and Agatha, 1440 / 45. Creator: Master of Riglos

Retable of Saints Athanasius, Blaise, and Agatha, 1440 / 45. Creator: Master of Riglos
Retable of Saints Athanasius, Blaise, and Agatha, 1440/45. [St Agatha suffered the excision of her breasts with pincers, among other forms of torture]

Background imageTonsure Collection: Henry Irving as 'Becket', c. 1893. Creator: Henry Herschel Hay Cameron

Henry Irving as "Becket", c. 1893. Creator: Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
Henry Irving as " Becket", c. 1893. British actor Henry Irving as archbishop and saint Thomas a Becket]. Photogravure

Background imageTonsure Collection: The Mass of Saint Gregory, c. 1490 / 1500. Creator: Israhel van Meckenem

The Mass of Saint Gregory, c. 1490 / 1500. Creator: Israhel van Meckenem
The Mass of Saint Gregory, c. 1490/1500

Background imageTonsure Collection: The Mass of Saint Gregory, c. 1480 / 1485. Creator: Israhel van Meckenem

The Mass of Saint Gregory, c. 1480 / 1485. Creator: Israhel van Meckenem
The Mass of Saint Gregory, c. 1480/1485

Background imageTonsure Collection: Saint Anthony of Padua. Creator: Guercino

Saint Anthony of Padua. Creator: Guercino
Saint Anthony of Padua

Background imageTonsure Collection: Cardinal Manning, 2nd plate. Creator: Alphonse Legros

Cardinal Manning, 2nd plate. Creator: Alphonse Legros
Cardinal Manning, 2nd plate

Background imageTonsure Collection: The Refectory (Le refectoire). Creator: Alphonse Legros

The Refectory (Le refectoire). Creator: Alphonse Legros
The Refectory (Le refectoire)

Background imageTonsure Collection: Saint Francis [far left panel], c. 1470 / 1480. Creator: CosmeTura

Saint Francis [far left panel], c. 1470 / 1480. Creator: CosmeTura
Saint Francis [far left panel], c. 1470/1480

Background imageTonsure Collection: Saint Bernard with Donor [obverse], probably early 20th century. Creator: Anon

Saint Bernard with Donor [obverse], probably early 20th century. Creator: Anon
Saint Bernard with Donor [obverse], probably early 20th century

Background imageTonsure Collection: Manuscript Leaf with Scenes from the Life of Saint Francis of Assisi, Italian, ca

Manuscript Leaf with Scenes from the Life of Saint Francis of Assisi, Italian, ca. 1320-42

Background imageTonsure Collection: Portrait of Rinaldo Orsino, Archbishop of Florence (1474-1508), early 17th century

Portrait of Rinaldo Orsino, Archbishop of Florence (1474-1508), early 17th century

Background imageTonsure Collection: Study of the Head of St. Augustine, for the painting of the Madonna and Child... 1846

Study of the Head of St. Augustine, for the painting of the Madonna and Child... 1846
Study of the Head of St. Augustine, for the painting of the Madonna and Child with Saint Augustine and Bonifacius (1846), 1846

Background imageTonsure Collection: Saint Dominic, 1472. Creator: Carlo Crivelli

Saint Dominic, 1472. Creator: Carlo Crivelli
Saint Dominic, 1472

Background imageTonsure Collection: Portrait of a Monk in Prayer. Creator: French Painter (ca. 1500)

Portrait of a Monk in Prayer. Creator: French Painter (ca. 1500)
Portrait of a Monk in Prayer. Benedictine monk. (ca. 1500)

Background imageTonsure Collection: Froissard, (c1337-c1405), 1830. Creator: Unknown

Froissard, (c1337-c1405), 1830. Creator: Unknown
Froissard, (c1337-c1405), 1830. Jean Froissart (c1337-c1405) French-speaking medieval author, court historian, poet and cleric who entered the service of Philippa of Hainault

Background imageTonsure Collection: Bede, (672-735), 1830. Creator: Unknown

Bede, (672-735), 1830. Creator: Unknown
Bede, (672-735), 1830. Saint Beded, (672-735) English Benedictine monk from Northumbria. From " Biographical Illustrations", by Alfred Howard. [Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and Co. J

Background imageTonsure Collection: Alexander VII, (1599-1667), 1830. Creator: Unknown

Alexander VII, (1599-1667), 1830. Creator: Unknown
Alexander VII, (1599-1667), 1830.Pope Alexander VII (1599-1667), born Fabio Chigi, was Pope from 7 April 1655 to his death in 1667 From " Biographical Illustrations", by Alfred Howard

Background imageTonsure Collection: Alexander VI, (1431-1503), 1830. Creator: Unknown

Alexander VI, (1431-1503), 1830. Creator: Unknown
Alexander VI, (1431-1503), 1830. Pope Alexander VI (1431-1503), controversial Renaissance Spanish Pope from 11 August 1492 until his death who acknowledged fathering several children by his

Background imageTonsure Collection: Gregory the Great, (c540-604), 1890. Creator: Unknown

Gregory the Great, (c540-604), 1890. Creator: Unknown
Gregory the Great, (c540-604), 1890. Pope Gregory I (c540-604) Bishop of Rome known for the Gregorian Mission, converting pagan Anglo-Saxons in England to Christianity

Background imageTonsure Collection: Sketches of heads, early 15th century, (1943). Creator: Unknown

Sketches of heads, early 15th century, (1943). Creator: Unknown
Sketches of heads, early 15th century, (1943). Male and female heads including a monk and a queen. Drawing in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Background imageTonsure Collection: Pope John IX. Creator: Unknown

Pope John IX. Creator: Unknown
Pope John IX. Ioannes VIIII P Tiburti. Portrait of Pope John IX (died 900 AD)

Background imageTonsure Collection: Pope Leo I Creator: Unknown

Pope Leo I Creator: Unknown
Pope Leo I. S. Leomagnus. I. Papa. Roma. Portrait of Pope Leo I, also known as St Leo the Great (400-461 AD). Leo, who was Pope from 440-461

Background imageTonsure Collection: Pope John XIV. Creator: Unknown

Pope John XIV. Creator: Unknown
Pope John XIV. Ioannes PP XIIII Papien - Familia Canevanova. Portrait of Pope John XIV (died 984 AD) who was imprisoned in the Castel Sant Angelo in Rome, where it is thought he was murdered

Background imageTonsure Collection: The Spanish Fryar, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

The Spanish Fryar, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
The Spanish Fryar, (c1688?). A friar holds out a book, possibly a prayer book for sale. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imageTonsure Collection: Monastic consecration of Saint Abraham of Rostov. Fresco of the Church of Saint John The Apostle in

Monastic consecration of Saint Abraham of Rostov. Fresco of the Church of Saint John The Apostle in Rostov Kremlin, 17th century

Background imageTonsure Collection: The forced tonsure, 1896. Artist: Lebedev, Klavdi Vasilyevich (1852-1916)

The forced tonsure, 1896. Artist: Lebedev, Klavdi Vasilyevich (1852-1916)
The forced tonsure, 1896. Found in the collection of State Central M. Glinka Museum of Music, Moscow

Background imageTonsure Collection: Venerable Sofia of Suzdal. Artist: Russian icon

Venerable Sofia of Suzdal. Artist: Russian icon
Venerable Sofia of Suzdal. Private Collection

Background imageTonsure Collection: Der Hellige Franz von Assisi 1182-1226, 1934

Der Hellige Franz von Assisi 1182-1226, 1934. St Francis of Assisi, Italian priest and founder of the Franciscan order, 1493. St Francis (1182-1226). St Francis with the birds

Background imageTonsure Collection: Wallace rejects the English proposals, 1297 (1864). Artist: James William Edmund Doyle

Wallace rejects the English proposals, 1297 (1864). Artist: James William Edmund Doyle
Wallace rejects the English proposals, 1864. William Wallace, (c1270-1305)) rejects the English proposals, carried by two Dominican monks

Background imageTonsure Collection: Letter O. Creator: Hans Holbein the Younger

Letter O. Creator: Hans Holbein the Younger
Letter O

Background imageTonsure Collection: Pope Leo X (1475-1521), born Giovanni di Lorenzo de Medici, c1830

Pope Leo X (1475-1521), born Giovanni di Lorenzo de Medici, c1830

Background imageTonsure Collection: Pio. Sexto. P. M. Bonarum. Artium. Patrono. c1850

Pio. Sexto. P. M. Bonarum. Artium. Patrono. c1850
Pio. Sexto. P.M. Bonarum. Artium. Patrono. c1850

Background imageTonsure Collection: Coronation of Charles V, King of France, 14th century, (1870). Artist: Franz Kellerhoven

Coronation of Charles V, King of France, 14th century, (1870). Artist: Franz Kellerhoven
Coronation of Charles V, King of France, 14th century, (1870). A 19th century illustration after a miniature in Froissarts Chronicles in the collection of the Bibliotheque Imperiale, Paris

Background imageTonsure Collection: Consecration of a bishop, 9th century, (1870)

Consecration of a bishop, 9th century, (1870). A 19th century illustration after the manuscript Commentaries of Gregory Nazianzus in the Bibliotheque Imperiale, Paris



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