Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Marytrdom of St. Thomas Becket

This is the most compelling painting of the death of St. Thomas I've eve seen. The expression on the saint's peaceful face and the darkness of the profaned church is very well done.

3 comments:

Old Bob said...

Magnificent and haunting.
Thank you.

newguy40 said...

But, he doesn't look a bit like Sir Richard?

Just teasing...couldnt resist...

It IS a magnificent rendering. Thanks....

Dymphna said...

Oddly enough I think he looks more like Peter O'Toole.