Oil 6″x 6″

The infinite has written its name on the heavens in shining stars, and on Earth in tender flowers.
–Jean Paul Richter–

A friend of mine said that the hellebores flower is God’s art. When I looked outside my studio window one morning there it was , in full bloom. I had to agree. After many photos, I decided first to concentrate on the single blossom before doing a series of paintings of this “Lenten Rose.”