Forgiveness Sunday, Protection of the Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church; Hollywood, California
- Oil on panel
- 36" x 48", artwork
- 44.875" x 56.875" x 1.625", framed
Acquired by American Legacy Fine Arts directly from the artist
The overall sense in this luminous oil painting by Peter Adams is of reverence. The contrast between the brilliant jewel tones in the embroidered robes and subtle nuances in the light streaming from the clerestory together create a spiritual atmosphere. Each year on the last Sunday before Great Lent when faithful Orthodox Christians adhere to fasting and prayer, the clergy and parishioners prepare in cleansing their spirit by asking each other for the forgiveness of any transgressions.
California Art Club's 108th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, California, March 3 - 29, 2019
108th Annual Gold Medal Catalogue, pg. 15, published by California Art Club, 2019
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