Simeon’s Blessing

Simeon's Blessing
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36×24 inches, 2019
Personal illustration

This painting shows Mary, Joseph and the infant Jesus encountering Simeon, the aged priest who had prayed to see The Messiah. The story is told in Luke chapter 2:

29 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:

30 For mine eyes have seen thy asalvation,

This painting premiered at a presentation I gave in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2019.