Friday, October 19, 2012

Holy Night, The Blessed Virgin Mary Holding the Infant Jesus. (16" x 20 " Acrylic Painting)

Holy Night painting by David S Straughan 

Title: Holy Night

The Virgin Mary is depicted holding the Infant Jesus who is sleeping peacefully. The Virgin Mary is wearing a white garment with a vibrant blue cloak and a white veil. Her hair is a light golden brown pushed back over her ears then forming a pony tail which falls down in front of her right shoulder, and is held together by a white bow.

The background is a very dark and nebulous blue. To the upper left shining brightly is the Star of Bethlehem.

Medium: Acrylic paint on stretched canvas

Size: 16" x  20"

Date: Painted in October 2012

Status:  This painting was auctioned off locally to raise money for St. Patrick Parish  Pelham, NH

Artist:  David Straughan of Pelham, NH