The model for this portrait is the father of a woman who attended the Atelier School of Art when I did. The woman is a nun, who evidently embraces and is embraced by her faith.
Her father is just as the title of the painting suggests – a genuinely good and kind man.
Oil on Canvas
22 x 22 in
Our humanity were a poor thing but for the divinity that stirs within us. Francis Bacon philosopher and statesman (1561–1626)
When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. Mahatma Gandhi
Idris: "Are all people like this?" The Doctor: "Like what?" Idris: "So much bigger on the inside.”
Neil Gaiman in the long running series – Dr. Who
Art as an Oasis™
Art as an Oasis is a series of occasional postings from the art of Carrie Kleinberger
providing a temporary respite from both mundane and monumental cares
complimented by words of wisdom from a diversity of others.
~ on the strength and beauty of the individual soul ~
In a world where everyone wears a mask,
it’s a privilege to see a soul.