• Mother of Sorrows

    7 monthes ago - By Head on down the highway

    "Mater Dolorosa" 20x20", oil on stretched canvas
    TO PURCHASE Is there one who would not weep,
    'Whelmed in miseries so deep,
    Christ's dear Mother to behold?
    Can the human heart refrainFrom partaking in her pain,In that mother's pain untold?
    Stabat Mater - 13th-century medieval Latin hymn on the suffering of the Virgin Mary at the Crucifixion.
    This painting is an ekphrastic response to a photograph-a friend of mine took-of a statue of Blessed Mary found in the Franciscan Church of the Annunciation in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Mary is holding the lifeless body of her Son, who has been placed in...
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