Eufaula from 3500 Feet

“Can anything be sadder than work unfinished? Yes, work never begun.”
– Christina Rossetti

Eufaula from 3500 Feet – 6″ x 12″  Watercolor

At last I finished this little painting.  It may not be completely accurate, but it’s as close as I could muster from so far away.  It is the city of Eufaula, from a solo trip I took from McAlester to Oklahoma.

About Christina Rossetti

Christina Rossetti, the Victorian era English poet, is known for the melancholy themes in such poems as “Goblin Market” and “When I Am Dead.” She was born in 1830 in London to Italian-born parents. Her father was poet Gabriele Rossetti and her brother was the painter/poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. She rejected two marriage proposals because, although she loved both men, neither shared her religious devotion. According to her brother, she wrote effortlessly and rapidly. She died in 1894.


4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lesliepaints
    Nov 02, 2011 @ 11:14:52

    This is a fantastic painting, Beth! The value changes in your greens are superb! I would have gone batty trying to paint this aerial! Clapping! One of my favorites of yours.


  2. Carol King
    Nov 01, 2011 @ 09:46:12

    Love, love, love this. My stomach is doing somersaults though.


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