Monday, November 16, 2009
Lemons with Stripes
The stripe took on a hygienic meaning which could be why many objects associated with cleanliness became striped, such as the tea towel, dish cloth, table cloth, diner napkin... and of course the fresh scent of a lemon is associated with cleanliness as well as being an important ingredient in numerous tasty recipes.
So even though these two objects create a simple, pleasing little still-life painting, you can now see a few of the connecting threads...
12x9, oil on canvas (needs some drying time)