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Ralph Bruce
Friar John The Pope's Peacemaker (Original) (Signed)

Friar John The Pope's Peacemaker (Original) (Signed) by Ralph Bruce at The Illustration Art Gallery

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Artist: Ralph Bruce (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 14" x 9" (360mm x 220mm)
Date: 1972
Signature: Signed by artist lower right outside image

This is the Signed unique original Watercolour painting by Ralph Bruce.

Friar John de Plan Carpini was Pope Innocent IV's envoy to the court of the Mongol leader Genghis Khan. Armed with no more than a "cease and desist" letter from the Pope it was Friar John's duty to persuade the Mongols to leave Europe alone.

Here was see the sixty year old priest, who was used to nothing faster than a mule, riding a spirited Mongol stallion.

Originally published in Look and Learn #566 18th November 1972.

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Ralph Bruce

Ralph Bruce