Sunday, June 29, 2008

"On Guard" - Vatican's Swiss Guard

The Swiss Guards have for centuries watched over Vatican City. Although they dress in a colorful renaissance costume, they are well trained, courageous and loyal Military Soldiers who protect the Pope. Click on this link to read about their history - it's rather interesting.

Oil on gessoed masonite board - 7 x 5".

2 comments:

Melissa & Emmitt said...

Hi Judy!
Every painting you post I keep saying "WOW", and not to myself. I say it out loud. I love your Guard and all of your wine bottles and glasses. They made my day! Truly wonderful!

Judy Mackey said...

Melissa,
You're so kind - thank you!
Judy