Eleanor, one year

Eleanor, one year
Oil on Ampersand Gessobord
16” x 20”

Granddaughter Eleanor is one year old. Her portrait shows her endearing smile in a 
woodland with prairie and river behind. She kneels behind a hollow log feeding a 
carrot to a rabbit while offering a fawn a tasty flower. The setting sun is reflected 
in the river while a hazy moon prepares to set.

Additional animals in the painting are:
Another rabbit in the hollow log
Baltimore Oriole
Great Blue Heron
Red Wing Blackbird
Northern Shoveler - Ducks
Wild Turkey

Insects in the painting are:
Preying Mantis
Preying Mantis egg case
Sulphur butterflies
Monarch butterflies
Admiral butterfly
Dragonflies
Snail

Trees in the painting are:
Kentucky Coffee
Black Cherry
Pawpaws
Pecans

Plants in the painting are:
Jack in the Pulpit
Ginseng
Ginger
Bloodroot
Goldenseal
Solomon's Seal
Mayapples
Clover
Dandelion
Wild Strawberries
Butterfly Milkweed
Gayfeather

Fungi in the painting:
Morel mushrooms


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