Mary, Queen of the Universe

Edwin Havas

oil on canvas 

1991

A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars - Rev 12:1

Havas was a Professor of Art at Seton Hall University, New Jersey.  His paintings have received numerous awards and are represented around the world in public, corporate and private collections.  The Villanova Family commissioned him for this innovative piece celebrating Mary, as the Queen of our universe.

Shrine Permanent Collection - acquired 1998