8.00" x 6.50"
10.00" x 8.50"
Christmas Wish Art Print
by Darice Machel McGuire
Christmas Wish by Darice Machel McGuire - 8" x 6.5"
Archival Matte Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Christmas Wish art print by Darice Machel McGuire. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Santa Claus or Saint Nicholas, is my favorite icon to paint. He is known world wide by the young and old. I went searching for some true facts... more
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Santa Claus or Saint Nicholas, is my favorite icon to paint. He is known world wide by the young and old. I went searching for some true facts regarding this beloved caricature.
The story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century in the village of Patara. At that time the area was Greek but is now on the southern coast of Turkey. His wealthy parents, who raised him to be a devout Christian, died in an epidemic while Nicholas was still young. Obeying Jesus' words to "sell what you own and give the money to the poor," Nicholas used his whole inheritance to assist the needy, the sick, and the suffering. He dedicated his life to serving God and was made Bishop of Myra while still a young man. Bishop Nicholas became known throughout the land for his generosity to those in need, his love for children, and his concern for sailors and ships.
In the 16th Century in Europe, the stories and traditions about St. Nicholas had become very unpopular. But someone...
About Darice Machel McGuire
Darice Machel McGuire lives on the beautiful Island of Maui. Her Hawaii and California landscape oil and acrylic paintings are gracing the homes and offices of collectors nationally and internationally. McGuire's choice of subject matter comes from her love of nature and all that surrounds her on a daily basis. She paints in large and small formats. Her works are represented by Village Galleries in Lahaina, Karen Lei's Gallery in Kahakuloa, Karen Lei's Gallery in Ka'anapali, Kaukini Gallery in Kahakuloa, and Kingwell Island Art in Lahaina. All these locations are on the Island of Maui Maui. McGuire brings hands-on experience to her art. Her childhood years were spent shadowing her mother who is a fine art oil and watercolor artist and...