Friday, 20 January 2017

30 PAINTINGS IN 30 DAYS - TWENTY ONE - NONNATUS




NONNATUS
IPAD DRAWING
8" x 10" Limited Edition Print
$39 unmounted
$69 mounted on Birch Cradle

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For fellow fans of the series "Call the Midwife" you may be interested to discover the origin of the name of the Midwife's house below. This painting named itself while in process. The final red ribbon represents the pain and occasional complications of of childbirth.

From Wikipedia
"Raymund Nonnatus, O. de M. (1204 – 31 August 1240) (CatalanSant Ramon NonatSpanishSan Ramón NonatoFrenchSaint Raymond NonnatMalteseSan Rajmondo Nonnato). A saint from Catalonia in Spain. His nickname (LatinNonnatus, "not born") refers to his birth by Caesarean section, his mother having died while giving birth to him. Raymund is the patron saint of childbirthmidwiveschildren, pregnant women, and priests defending the confidentiality of confession."
This drawing serves as my 21st entry into the 30 in 30 challenge. Follow my blog so you don't miss
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Posted as # 6

The third week of paintings