The Temptation of Saint Anthony

December 6March 19, 2017
Bowdoin College Museum of Art


Saint Anthony (ca. 251–356), often regarded as the founder of Christian monasticism, was a hermit in the Egyptian desert who, according to his biographer Athanasius of Alexandria, was tormented by supernatural appearances. This exhibition presents renderings of Saint Anthony’s vis

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Presented by Bowdoin College Museum of Art