Mary the elder.
No likenesses exist of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the images that do are nearly all based on the middle ages paintings. Mary must have been forty-nine or fifty years old when Jesus died at thirty three, and the older Mary is what I've done here based roughly on a statue.
About the Artist
I've reached 82 years young and love to paint and draw. Watercolours are my preference used also with line and wash. I paint or sketch something most days of whatever takes my fancy. Glad to have found this site. I don't feel I have a set painting style but I tend to go for impressionism rather…View full profile