#133

$200.00

Thordis Niela Simonsen, artist

numbered open-edition archival ink reproduction of oil pastel #133

frame-ready 11 x 14″ image in 19 x 22″ archival window mat in flap-fold clearbag

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Description

I created the original oil pastel painting #133 on 15 February 2008. When I finished painting what I ultimately understood to be my house in Elika, Greece, I was confronted by all the unfilled white space surrounding it. I liked how the house looked and was terrified that I would ruin the painting by continuing to work on it. Once I realized that the two olive trees near my house would be included in the picture, it took all my courage to lay down the first line.

My book Dancing Girl: Themes and Improvisations in a Greek Village Setting [available on this website] includes stories about my experience restoring the house and its history.