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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Conclusion of the project

The Orangerie housed the christening ceremony of the newest member of the clan. "Images de Chez Nous" is the title of a book of short stories written by a member of the family