Artist's description:

Requiem for a flower.

Marianne Cope, O.S.F., also known as Saint Marianne of Molokai, (January 23, 1838 – August 9, 1918) was a German-born American nun who was a member of the Sisters of St Francis of Syracuse, New York and administrator of its St. Joseph's Hospital in the city. Known also for her charitable works, in 1883 she relocated with six other Sisters to Hawaii to care for persons suffering Hansen's Disease on the island of Molokai and aid in developing the medical infrastructure in Hawaii. Despite direct contact with the patients over many years, Cope did not contract the disease.

In 2005 Cope was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI. Cope was declared a saint by the same pope on October 21, 2012, along with Kateri Tekawitha, a 17th-century Native American.

Completed in Ronda - March, 2016

materials used: professional quality acrylic paint, board
+ two coats of protective gloss varnish applied to protect the painting from UV rays and dust.
- it is ready to hang (it has hangers mounted on the back), or you can frame it, as you wish

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Materials used:

acrylic, varnish, board

Sister Marianne / different approach (woman portrait, figure study) (2016)


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