"Tomb of the Voudoo Priestess
"Tomb of the Voudoo
Priestess, Marie Laveau"
16in x 12in, oil/linen,
© Linda Falorio 1991, Private Collection.
Marie Laveau was the Voudoo Queen of old New Orleans. This is a painting of
her tomb, hidden deep among the many twisting pathways of St. Louis Cemetery No.1.
Devotees still bring offerings, asking for her favors. If ever you visit there, be sure to
leave 7 silver dimes upon her tomb as offering.