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Marelie van Rensburg - "The Good Shepherd 2"

"The Good Shepherd 2"

The Good Shepherd 2
Oil on Canvas, US$ 143
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The Good Shepherd 2

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Oil on Canvas

W: 305mm x H: 762mm x D: 15mm
W: 12" x H: 30" x D: 1"

Approx. Weight: 5kg

This work is unframed

Price

US$ 143 SOLD

Scale

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Reference

VAN17

About "The Good Shepherd 2"

Christ is represented as the Lamb of God (Isaiah 53:7 John 1:29 Revelation 5:6). Some of the most beautiful passages in the Bible represent God as a shepherd: "From thence is the shepherd, the stone of Israel" (Genesis 49:24); "Yahweh is my shepherd; I shall not want" (Psalm 23:1; compare Isaiah 40:11 Ezekiel 34:12-16). Jesus said "I am the good shepherd; and I know mine own, and mine own know me.... and I lay down my life for the sheep" (John 10:14 f). The people without leaders are likened to sheep without a shepherd (Numbers 27:17 1 Kings 22:17 2 Chronicles 18:16 Ezekiel 34:5). Jesus at the Last Supper applies to Himself the words of Zechariah 13:7; "I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad" (Matthew 26:31 Mark 14:27). The enemies of Yahweh are compared to the fat of the sacrifice that is consumed away in smoke (Psalm 37:20). God's people are "the sheep of his pasture" (Psalm 79:13; Psalm 95:7; Psalm 100:3). In sinning they become like lost sheep (Isaiah 53:6 Jeremiah 50:6 Ezekiel 34:6 Luke 15:3). In the mouth of Nathan the poor man's one little ewe lamb is a vivid image of the treasure of which the king David has robbed Uriah the Hittite (2 Samuel 12:3). In Songs 6:6, the teeth of the bride are likened to a flock of ewes. It is prophesied that "the wolf shall dwell with the lamb" (Isaiah 11:6) and that "the wolf and the lamb shall feed together" (Isaiah 65:25). Jesus says to His disciples, "I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves" (Matthew 10:16; compare Luke 10:3). In the parable of the Good Shepherd we read: "He that is a hireling, and not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, beholdeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth" (John 10:12).
Alfred Ely Day

Marelie van Rensburg

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About Marelie

Marelie van Rensburg

"If you can change the art, you can change the fabric of a culture" - Matt Tommey

Price Range

US$ 51-1,012

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Exhibitions

10-19 October 2018. Curro school exhibition. Bloemfontein.

5-8 September 2018. Best of Bloem Exhibition, Kotzé Art Gallery, Bloemfontein.

3 August 2018. Agapé Womans Meeting. Bloemfontein. Free State.

28 July 2018. Wintersvlei Market. Hoopstad. Free State.

3-27 November 2017. Little Jewels Exhibition, Gallery on Leviseur, Bloemfontein.

6-9 September 2017. Best of Bloem Exhibition, Kotzé Art Gallery, Bloemfontein.

17 November 2016. Exhibition with Stella Brink and Hoopstad Art Centrum students.

1-30 April 2016. Esemble, Exhibition at Gallery on Leviseur, 59 Gen Dan Pienaarstreet, Bloemfontein with David Griessel, Kobus Lotz, Janette Bellringer, Anna-Maré Buys, Mariette Pretorius, Estelle Buys, Jan Smit & Pieter Lessing.

11 February 2016. Exhibition at Kuns & Wynaand, Hoopstad, Old hospital, Hoofdstreet with Pauline Gutter, Jaques Fuller, Jeanine Grobbelaar, S Brink, N Pretorius, M jv Vuuren, R Olivier.

28 November 2015. Volksblad and Free State Arts Network - Art in the park, Bloemfontein.

2-30 September 2015. Finalist in the Sasol New Signatures Art Competition. Exhibited 2 works at the Pretoria Art Museum.

28 May 2013. ARTevent entrant Modern Miniatures, Port Elizabeth.

23-24 November 2009. Exhibition - To God be the Glory at Abib Conference Centre, 9 Sterling Avenue, Spitskop, Bloemfontein.

13-19 March 2008. The Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery - artworks entered for the 23nd ABSA L'Atelier art competition.

1-7 May 2008. Riebeeck Kasteel, Olive Festival.

24 September 2008. Vuleka Arts Festival, Belville.

8 November 2008. Exhibition with Marcelle Adams at "Essence", 21 Rue de Jacqueline Road, Somerset West.

Education

N. Dip Graphic Design

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