And now complete . . .

2019.04.24.forsythia

So much spring – sunshine and some warmth (finally), the magnolias are magnificent and the forsythia have popped! This is 20×16 inches, oil on canvas.

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And on the easel now –

Off to Vermont for the weekend and for fresh forsythia.

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An evening at the MFA

 

The MFA has a Drawing in the Galleries program every Wednesday evening. Had a great time there. Sorry – dreadful photos.

 

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Head Homework -drawings in charcoal

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Self-Portrait with Apron and Brushes, 1887

Again, a couple of charcoal heads from a historical painting: a self-portrait by the Polish painter Anna Bilinska-Bogdanovich (1857-1893) I admire the fearless directness of her self-portrait. This artist died of a heart condition at 36. She was best known for her portraits.

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