|Painting By Stephen B. Whatley|
New Christian tribute by artist Stephen B Whatley | Flickr.com
By Stephen B. Whatley
She is the Patron Saint of Puerto Rico, after a Cathedral and diocese and its financial plight there was restored by 'putting everything in the hands of Our Lady'.
Symbolically in traditional images of Our Lady of Providence, the Child Jesus on His Mother's lap is depicted with his hand in Hers.
" Mother I place in your hands the authority to act in my name. From my infinite treasure, you are to provide good things to all those who implore your aid" ~ from : The Illustrated Book of Mary (2010 William J Hirten Co.)
Pastel on paper. (2013)
16.5 x 11.5in /42 x 30cm