Held III, 2019 (Original)

Held III, 2019 (Original)


Medium: Oil paints on linen

Dimensions: 30” x 30” x 1.5”

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Painting of mother carrying sleeping child on her back and a gold basket on her head. Bright yellows, oranges, teals, and purples create a surreal world. Gold circles accent the piece and move the eye around the canvas. This painting - titled “Held III” - explores the complicated emotions of a mother as she engages in her enormous role as a provider, nurturer, and woman.


  • Painted on stretched linen.

  • Signed, dated, and titled on front and back by artist.

  • Comes ready to hang with gallery wire across the back.

  • Sides are painted gold.

NOTE: Because all computer monitors are not the same, colors shown on your screen may vary slightly from actual work.

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