Thursday, January 17, 2008

"Dead Head"

9 x 12"
oil on masonite

This new painting will be included in the February show at the Howard/Mandville Gallery. It's one of my favorites - mostly for the composition and the vivid color of the wall surrounding the painting and the figures. The painting behind the women is Guido Reni's "Salome With the Head of Saint John the Baptist", which hangs in the Art Institute of Chicago.

As with all of the work, it is so much more appreciated in person, so if you're able, please drop by the gallery next month. For a larger view of this piece, click here.