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White Monjita (Little Nun)

May 4, 2006 - 8" x 10" - 2B Graphite on 70lb acid free Strathmore art paper.

Reference photo was used with permission from James Ownby.

From Argentina the "White Monjita is a member of the flycatcher family. As monja is the Spanish word for nun, the name of this bird translates as "little nun," appropriate considering its striking white plumage trimmed in black. White Monjita is sometimes seen around cemeteries, where it is taken to be the spirit of a resident there." -- James Ownby

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Anonymous Guest 27 Jul 2008

Ana, keep up the sensitive and beautiful work you do! It´s greateful and not easy to do!... (Teresa Ramalhão)

annette steens 04 Jan 2008

wonderful done!

michelle olson 04 Jul 2006

this is gorgeous!!!! well done!

Sherrie Kostura 06 Jun 2006

Ana, after looking at your most recent drawing of the blue jay, I must say you have come a long, long way in a very short time! This is lovely work, but the blue jay....there are no words to say just how perfect the drawing is! Keep up the great work!

Analua 14 May 2006

Adorable and really marvelous work Ana!!!!