paper sketch
The wall
The Founding Fathers - 1890's
Pine Trees
The Fetish Bird
The Third Generation
The Grand Sequoia Tree
Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Generations
Squirrels
The newest Generation
Side Trim
Conclusion of the project
Six Generations on the Wall

This is the story of a beautiful family home built in the 1890's (art nouveau style) in Southern France.The sixth generation was growing up when the fourth conceived the project. It was painted in the "orangerie" or winter garden. The sketch took eight months to finalize and the painting (9'10" x 13'1") was completed in ten days.

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paper sketch

a lovely panoramic summarizing the history of sith generations within this Art Nouveau mansion in Southern France