White Rabbit with Apricots, oil on panel, 14×11 in.
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This painting incorporates a white ceramic rabbit planter I found in an antique shop in Scottsdale earlier this year. It was in an antique fair crammed with seller’s booths and there were lots of items I would have loved to have taken home. It seemed a perfect fit for the “nesting instinct” series I’m working on of bird nests with unexpected objects in them. An inquisitive, wise, intelligent face that seems to be keeping secrets.
The apricots are the first harvest from a small apricot tree we panted this year. Normally you don’t get much the first year but we were surprised with this small harvest of firm and sweet fruit.
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