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Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

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Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

Julie’s Place (Finished)

Julie Billiart, the foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame of Namur, Belgium, was an ordinary country girl. This trait was exemplified in a place setting for her in an exhibit by her Sisters today. I liked this way of characterizing this aspect of her life, and planned the above painting as a companion piece to another I have begun for her friend and co-foundress: Francoise Blin de Bourdon.

11×14″ oil paint on canvas panel

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One Response

  1. I love the simplicity of the place setting but most of all how the cross is
    placed above everything else. A great reminder to me; how I should
    “set” my own life. Thank you Sister Maresa!

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I am Sister Maresa Lilley, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame, located in Chardon, Ohio, USA. For many years, I have enjoyed a passion that permits me to reflect upon simple reality with a brush in hand. To capture a simple essence on canvas and to discover inherent beauty is a daily immersion.

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