Twenty-Third Psalm.
 Wesley, Frank, 1923-2002

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Title:Twenty-Third Psalm
Notes:Wesley was born in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh into a fifth generation Christian family of Hindu and Muslim descent. He belongs to the Lucknow school of painting. His paintings reflect this influence and that of the Chughtai school of painting that flourished in India at the turn of the century. Wesley made art based on both biblical and secular themes. He used water colours, oil paintings, miniatures and wooden carvings.

Wesley's painting "Blue Madonna" was used for the first UNICEF Christmas card, while five of his paintings were exhibited at the 1950 Holy Year Exhibition in the Vatican. He is also known for designing the funeral urn for Mahatma Gandhi's ashes.
Artist:Wesley, Frank, 1923-2002

Scripture:Psalm 23
Person as Subject:Samuel (Biblical figure)
Jesse (Biblical figure)
Samuel (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:ALent04
General Subject:Shepherd
Culture: Indian
Holy Spirit

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Copyright Source:Estate of Frank Wesley,
Copyright Permission:The artist has granted permission for the non-commercial use of this image with attribution. The artist must be contacted for other uses.
Attribution:Wesley, Frank, 1923-2002. Twenty-Third Psalm, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 2, 2022]. Original source: Estate of Frank Wesley,
Record Number:59161 Last Updated: 2022-06-23 16:46:43 Record Created: 2021-12-13 16:15:39
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition