The Martinikerk in Groningen, the Netherlands, commissioned Egbert Modderman to create a series of seven paintings depicting “Compassion”.
Recently he completed the first painting (left) showing four men carrying their paralyzed friend to Jesus to be healed (Matthew 9:1-8). The painting (10’x5’) will be on permanent display in the Martinikerk.
The picture to the right shows the Dutch Royal family, King Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima and the three princesses in the Martinikerk in front of the “Paralytic”.
New Bern Art Exhibit has high quality canvas prints of the “Paralytic” available in two formats”:
40”x20” ($190 unframed)
60”x30” ($320 unframed)
At the beginning of his painting carrier, Egbert created a painting (right) after Tolstoy's book “A Confession.” Here Tolstoy considers life as a tormenting journey without purpose and hope - at least without God. He tells an Eastern fable of a traveler overtaken on a plain by an enraged beast. Escaping from the beast he gets into a dry well, but sees at the bottom of the well a dragon…
The original painting and the complete story are on display during the month of July at the New Bern Art Exhibit.
If you purchase a canvas print from our inventory during the month of July, Egbert will personally sign it for you. In addition, bring a copy of this Newsletter and receive a discount of $50.00.