Wednesday, January 9, 2013

An Old Acquaintance ~ SOLD

"I frequently tramped eight or ten miles
through the deepest snow to keep
an appointment with a beech tree,
a yellow birch or an old acquaintance
among the pines."
~Henry David Thoreau

An Old Acquaintance

5.5" x 7.5" original watercolor on Yupo paper, double matted to 8" x 10" - $85.

Quotes will be hand lettered and laminated to the back of the painting's matting.
mats -(acid-free/white core) with foam core backing, in an acetate sleeve
ready to fit into a standard 8" x 10" frame


An Old Acquaintance is #8 of my 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge
inspired by quotes about trees.

Thanks again to everyone for your interest in this project.
As always, your comments help me to
stay on track and are most appreciated!

X ♥  O


  1. Ah Thoreau.....he's my favorite! "If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams...." makes my heart sing!

  2. Beautiful, Sandy! The composition, the light, the muted colors, the cardinal perched on the pine - just a really beautiful painting!!!

  3. Love the atmosphere in this painting Sandy, so nice.

  4. I just love this painting's my favorite so far! :)
    Coming in second is the Weeping Willow and Third is the Ancient Sequoia...sure wish I could afford this, I'd snap it up yesterday!

    You're doing an incredibly magnificent work with this series!!!

  5. What a striking painting. Winter colors, so many shades of cold. A great tribute to the words of Thoreau!


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