Sunday, October 14, 2012

Guardian Angel with Children

The latest in the series.

When I was painting at the last weekend of the Loafing Shed show, someone inspecting my paintings and watching me work asked if my ancestry was  from the Ukraine - I laughed, knowing what he meant. These guardian angels are rounded and decorative and evocative of Russian icons and nesting Matryoshka dolls. No, I told him, my ancestry is Scottish and French, however, there may have been a Ukrainian peddler wandering through Europe back in the day and ... (just kidding, Nana!)

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