A Run for the Roses

Oil on Canvas, Wood, Etched Glass and Roses 43"x43" This painting is a dog running with roses . It is framed in redwood with glazed in panels on the top and bottom. A paraphrase of lines from the E.A. Housman poem, To an Athlete Dying Young, are etched the words “the glory of youth is past”, “now faded like a rose”. Behind the glass are placed rosebuds which wilt with timeThis painting is about the death of our youth and the passing of our vigor.