“Mae the Flapper”

Sometimes we get lucky and are offered a special glimpse into a bygone era. The sepia photo of Mae that inspired this painting was taken when she was a young woman, during that very stylized time of the 1920s. I just love how her close-fitting cloche hat and generous, flamboyant stole framed her face. As I painted her, I realized that her accoutrements epitomized the spiritedness and directness of the woman I knew and loved as my great aunt.

Image size: 8 x 10 inches

Matted: yes (matted size 13 x 15 inches), in white

Purchase: contact me for details

Advertisements

4 Responses to ““Mae the Flapper””

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s