Flaming Red

Orange Poppies, oil on panel, 9"x11"

Flaming Red, oil on panel, 9″x12″

“The truth is like a lion. You don’t have to defend it. Let it loose, it will defend itself.” – St. Augustine


  • the little cup is from the ancient culture of the Goddess (Cucuteni site) and I like to imagine the animal depicted to be a lion
  • the poppies’ flaming red resonates with a lion’s fierceness while the white stands for purity, two feminine qualities
  • original oil painting
  • celebrating empowered femininity
  • natural forms and proportions described with classical reverence
  • designed with timeless simplicity and elegance
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