Mary Through The Eyes of The Orient

Illustrating the Spread of Christianity through ancient and modern images of Mary in China and Japan.

Though the delicate watercolor of a Madonna and Child is among oldest visual evidences of Christianity in the Far East, the museum had prosaically dubbed it “catalog number 116027.” For decades, it sat in a dimly lit case, cracked and soiled. The details were hard to discern.

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