This drawing is of a souvenir from a trip to Greece that I took many years ago.  While touring the island of Lesvos, I stopped in an old church and noticed numerous small silver plaques hanging on a wall.  Each plaque had a repousse image of a body part.  Upon leaving the church, I walked by a small store selling the votive plaques which are left in the church as a plea for healing.  I purchased a few plaques, leaving one votive at the church in hopes that an old injury to my ear would cure my occasional vertigo.

Published in: on November 18, 2009 at 3:38 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. Beautiful work as a;ways and a nice story as well.

  2. fantastic drawing

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