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Mater Admirabilis Icon Print

Mater Admirabilis 

This icon is a depiction of Mater Admirabiles, a painting originally done in 1844 by Pauline Perdrau, a young postulant at the monastery of  Trinità dei Monti in France. When it was first painted, the colors were much brighter. They were so bright that the Mother Superior was mortified and had the fresco covered with a cloth so that no one would see it. 

The fresco stayed covered until Pope Puis IX visited the church and asked to see what was underneath the cloth. By this time, the colors had faded to be much softer, and he dubbed the painting ‘Mother Most Admirable’. Mater Admirables’ feast day is on October 20th.

In this icon of Mater Admirabiles, the Sacred Heart with its crown of thorns appears in the upper left border and the Immaculate Heart, pierced by a sword and crowned with roses, appears in the upper right.

This painting is ordered most often by Sacred Heart schools or churches. AMDG!

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Our fine art paper prints (also known as Giclee) are ordered by galleries, individual artists and photographers. The papers and inks are not only archival but use some of the most accurate print technology for full color prints.

Gatorboard® Rigid Prints

Your artwork or photography printed directly on 1/3" or 1/2" Gatorboard® panels. Gatorboard® is a similar but more rigid and sturdier than foamcore. Because it is so light, it can be easily used in frames or hung on the wall with velcro command strips. Printed with UV-inks directly to the panel, Gatorboard® prints are both smudge and scratch resistant. These prints can be placed directly into the frame without glass giving you a beautiful glare free print. 


Customer Reviews

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Kassie R
This painting is beautiful and just what I...

This painting is beautiful and just what I wanted. I will say it measures a bit bigger than 20x30, so measure before you purchase a frame if doing so. It was packaged well as well.