Museum unveils restored portrait of Father Patrick McMahon

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Photo: courtesy of St. Patrick's Church

LARGER IMAGE HERE: From left to right: Irish Heritage Québec president Marianna O’Gallagher, St. Brigid’s Guild president Gertrude Edwards Grogan, Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Québec director John Porter, St. Patrick’s Parishioner Robert McGoldrick and St. Patrick’s Parish trustee Mark O’Brien were among those in attendance for the unveiling of the restored portrait of Father Patrick McMahon painted by Théophile Hamel. Photo courtesy of the Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Québec.

Amid details of 400th anniversary projects at the Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, a finely restored portrait that records a bit of Quebec City’s Irish history was revealed.