Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Persephone - sold


Oil on Canvas, 12"x9"

I was thinking of Persephone, the goddess of spring when I painted this. It seemed like spring was slow to arrive this year, perhaps I wanted to summon nicer weather. There's something both old-fashioned and modern about this portrait, hints of flower-crowned festival girls, June brides and Pre-Raphaelite beauties.