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G. K. Chesterton – Exclusive Photo Restoration – 4 Sizes – Catholic Art – Catholic Gift

G. K. Chesterton – Exclusive Photo Restoration – 4 Sizes – Catholic Art – Catholic Gift

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A priest friend of ours once said that if the Catholic Church had a Patron Saint of Humor, it would be G.K. Chesterton. One of the great writers and thinkers of the last couple of hundred years, Gilbert Keith was also one of the funniest and most influential. Always a conservative thinker, he eventually became a convert to the Catholic Church and made many arguments in defense of orthodoxy, including a book of that title.

He also wrote novels and poems, including The Man Who Was Thursday, one of our favorites in college, as well as the great Father Brown mystery stories. He was a kind and genial man, and deployed paradox, his favorite tool of humor, to thwart George Bernard Shaw and the other socialists of his day. He had trouble with his mental health in earlier years, and that struggle to find order was one of the things that led him to God.

He fought the good fight until the end. He was a great man, a great promoter of the Catholic faith, and we look forward to hopefully being his friend someday. "Beer and liberty versus soap and socialism!" Huzzah!

We hope our exclusive photo restoration, like all our photo restorations, helps you be closer to our friend and thus to Jesus, our Lord.

(Most of G.K.'s books are out of copyright and are available for free for Kindles on the internet.)

There is a white border around the image. About 0.5" for 5x7, 1.3" for 8.5x11", 1.6" for 11x14", and 1.75" for 13x17". The border gives our images a finished look, and lets them look good in a frame without a matt.

- Acid-free fine art paper.
- Archival pigments, rated to last for generations.
- Cardboard backer
- Above story of the art
- Enclosed in a tight-fitting, crystal clear bag.

Thanks for your interest!
Sue & John

"In order to communicate the message entrusted to her by Christ, the Church needs art." ~ St. Pope John Paul II

Original image is out-of-copyright. Descriptive text and image alterations (hence the whole new image) © by Sue Kouma Johnson - Classic Catholic Art.
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