The postcard "Saint Nicolas' Eve" by Marjan van Zeyl features St. Nicolas sitting in a large chair with a book open as a boy looks on and a blond girl sits beside him reading a book of her own. A sack of presents sits to the side overflowing with toys.
Marjan Van Zeyl is a Dutch artist beloved artist in the Waldorf community and beyond. She had a prolific career creating all kinds of works of art - small sketches in charcoal, coloured pencil, mysterious watercolours, large expressive oil painting and lovely small paintings. Her style is simple, whimsical, innocent, playful, colourful and etheric.
Her beautiful board and picture books encourage the imagination and celebrate simplicity, without any words. In a busy world they are a breath of fresh air.
Her charming post cards can be given on special occasions or can decorate a seasonal nature table or homeschool classroom. The paintings and drawings on the postcards are soft and gentle depicting all that is to be enjoyed in each season.