Oil on Linen Panel
9 X 12

One of the greatest joys in painting is to paint “a la prima” that is, the entire painting is finished in one session. No underpainting. No second touches. The effect that is achieved is this beautiful spontaneous, loose brushstroke. I set up the elements on a table in my studio, and started painting until it was finished. In this particular case, I will preserve it as is. I might paint another one just like it, where I will finish it with additional sessions.