Electric City Weymouth Art Painting Stehelin Christ Lord God Christmas Book N.s.
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Electric City Weymouth Art Painting Stehelin Christ Lord God Christmas Book N.s.:
The Stehelins of New France -- Pioneers from France who came here to Weymouth -Nova Scotia looking for a land they could develop and live in Peace,away from the War that was raging in Europe.The fabulous true story of a Legendary family who carved out of the forest wilderness a beautiful life and a prosperous business- the saga of their Struggles ,loves ,War and dispersal . This Painting pictured here was done by their daughter and given to Local Priest ,who was a regular quest their .Their settlement was a booming business at the turn of century ,now being taken over by The Irving Family of New Brunswick and being developed by the Weymouth Historical Society to some degree .Miss Stehelin only stayed a short time in Canada , going back to her Native Home France ,where she continued to paint and display in Paris . This is one of her earliest works,only known one to exist .Starting at a modest opening . Shipped double boxed for safe journey . Thanks for looking at this Rare item .Megan Wennberg and Edward Peill of Tell Tale Productions Inc. have finished a Documentary on New France ...The Electric City ,now a Ghost Town .This Aired on CBC on March 15 -2015 at 12 noon . Have a Great Day........She was a Devoted Catholic ,mainly Painting Pictures of Jesus n Heaven .An extra photograph has been added concerning Artist Signature .......Simone Stehelin .Updated pictures will be added on Monday or sooner ;Thanks for looking .
The Painting was done for The Local Bishop who gave it to a Nun when he passed on .