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Marie Potgieter - "Nelson"
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Oil on Canvas
W: 800mm x H: 800mm x D: 8mm
Approx. Weight: 5kg
This work is unframed
US$ 969 SOLD
Nelson Mandela is a great man who is honorable and humble and stands for what he believes. His story is written in the lines of his face. I called this painting "Nelson", because Nelson means "Son of the Champion" and "Honored". The Bible Scripture that goes with his name is Isaiah 33:15: "He who walks righteously, and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects unjsut gain..."
I am a youth pastor from Cape Town and currently busy doing an honors study in Psychology. I love people...the stories that their faces tell...the history in the eyes and the lines on their faces. To me, all these are faces of worship. even in the deepest sadness, there is hope and when we come out of hardship, we have a great story to tell. This is what my paintings are all about. Each one's name is carefully chosen to explain something about who they are to me.
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