Waltz of Trunk and Bough
Waltz of Trunk and Bough

Waltz of Trunk and Bough

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Description: I originally captured the image that inspired this painting while hiking with my son this past autumn. The sharp angle of the late afternoon sunlight created a golden hue on the prairie at the edge of this oak savanna. As light streamed through the forest, I stood for a moment frozen as it appeared two wise old trees were locked in an eternal waltz. The scene reminded me of the following poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1897), which also inspired the title of this piece:

"The Oak"

Live thy Life,
Young and old,
Like yon oak,
Bright in spring,
Living gold;

Summer-rich
Then; and then
Autumn-changed
Soberer-hued
Gold again.

All his leaves
Fall’n at length,
Look, he stands,
Trunk and bough
Naked strength.

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Prints are produced to the height and width dimensions specified.  Gallery Wrapped Canvas prints are 1.5" thick with full image centered on the front and black sides. 

All prints are hand signed by the artist and numbered as part of a limited series. 

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