A Smoking Read

10″ x 12″ Oils  ( Dimensions with frame 13 x 15″)


She gazes intently at the book; was it her intention to set it alight?

I am a great admirer of 16th century painters, including Lucas Cranach, so this painting was a mix of things I love: a book, smoke, Dutch glass, polkadots, natural light arranged around a Cranach redhead.  The frame completes its antique look.