Grave Flowers

61 x 56 cms 2009




The grave was near Blinman, a tiny village in the Flinders Ranges, and the wreath really was in a cake tin. It was the wreath that I wanted to paint, but the shape of the overlapping tin was so irresistible that I used it, even though people said, "O, look, a cake tin," which was irrelevant to the painting and implied some weird extra 'meaning'.

The roses were left by a grave in Cambrai.

 

Grave Flowers