‘Saints of El Salvador’ (2019)

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Commissioned by the Archbishop Romero Trust for the new Romero Chapel at Sacred Heart Church, Edinburgh.

Rutilio Grande SJ (grey jacket) and Óscar Romero (cassock) were gunned down by security forces in 1977 and 1980 respectively for speaking out against the repression of the Salvadoran poor. The painting is based on a photograph by Brother Octavio Duran.

Acrylic on linen, 100 x 100 cm

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