Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Our Lady of Fatima at St. Patrick Church in Pelham


Our Lady of Fatima





















Description: Acrylic painting showing Our Lady of Fatima praying the Rosary on a cloud atop a short tree in a field. She is dressed in white with a gold floral design along the edge of her veil. The three seers Francisco Marto, his sister Jacinta, and their cousin Lucia Santos are all pictured kneeling, with Francisco and Lucia holding rosary beads and Jacinta holding her arms out toward Our Lady. To the left is a grazing lamb.

St. Patrick Church in Pelham, NH is pictured in the background. Also pictured are several sheep grazing and walking about in the field near the church.The sky is partly cloudy with Sun rays shining toward the church.

The foreground is based on a painting by another artist whose name I do not know.

Medium: Acrylic paint on stretched canvas.

Size: 16" wide  x 20" high. Stretchers are 3/4" thick.

Date: Painted in July 2013

Status:  I gave this painting to one of my relatives.

Artist: David S Straughan of Pelham, NH