Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Grape Picker, 20x16, Oil Painting on Canvas of Portuguese Woman in the Azores



I did this painting years ago when I lived in the Azores Islands, which are Portuguese Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The people were very hard-working, and this woman was typical of our industrious Portuguese acquaintances. Life was not easy for them, but they were lovely, hospitable people. Our maid was like part of our family and it was heartbreaking when we left, although we never lost touch.

Carmen

3 comments:

  1. Wonderful, Carmen. I never saw this before!

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  2. This is wonderful, Carmen. I really love these kind of paintings; that "slice of life."

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  3. I'm interested in this, is it for sale? fritsbruan at gmail dot com please mail me there

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