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Sister Wendy Beckett

Sister Wendy Beckett (1930-2018), contemplative nun and consecrated virgin, delighted audiences worldwide with her lively BBC documentaries on the history of art.

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Lord, teach us how to pray!

Mining the same rich vein as his predecessor Chardin (1699–1779), Pierre-Édouard Frère (1819–1886) devoted his art to a congenial celebration of the nobility of humble families, those leading a life of dignified toil in the spirit of the Beatitudes.

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