Outpouring of Trust

Study off Caravaggio’s “Call of St. Matthew”

$190.00

5×7 oil painting study of the young boy after Caravaggio’s painting from 1599-1600!

 

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Description

With this study of Caravaggio’s “Call of St. Matthew”, a huge painting with 7 subjects to choose from, I was drawn first to this small boy who gazes at Jesus as he walks through the door of the tax collection house and calls Matthew to be his disciple.

The kid is bathed in the light pouring in behind Jesus, a symbol that Jesus is the Light of the World. Caravaggio likely was showing the heart of the youth being able and willing to search out God, unlike the other tax collectors who are absorbed in counting their money.

Caravaggio also placed all the tax collectors in the 15th century garb of his time, while Jesus and Peter are clothed in the classical garb of the 1st century.

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This alla prima study is part of my training arc for painting the Litany of Loretto Marian series, which I’ve begun to develop on my Patreon! You can find out more about it here.

No prints will be made of the master copy studies.

Additional information

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 4 in

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Your Impact

For every order, 10% of all proceeds will go to organizations who provide resources to at risk women before and after birth.

The first is The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford. They area a local organization to me,  providing resources and care for free to women in crisis pregnancies, from ultrasounds to parenting classes to post abortion healing.

The second is the Sisters of Life, a newer religious community founded in 1991 in New York to promote the dignity of every human life. They have houses for women to come live with them during and after their pregnancy as they get back on their feet, as well as counseling for post abortion healing, and other missions.

About the artist

Hi! I’m Monica Skrzypczak; an oil painter and rosary maker with a passion for creating beauty and bringing faith into every home. Feel free to contact me to commission a painting or a custom rosary!

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