Artist's description:

"Sweet Baby James" - acrylic on cradled board, 12" x 12" x 1.5". Ready to hang.

This piece was inspired by the writer Karon Luddy , who recently posted the following Wendell Berry poem:

When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light. For a time
I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.

After reading this and feeling the call of the wood drake resting, I knew one had to find its way into a painting. But why the title, you might be wondering? There was something sweet about this bird, and he felt at bit James Taylor-ish to me, and the song popped into my head and attached itself to the painting. It was a perfect fit. :)

Materials used:

acrylic paint on cradled hardwood board

Sweet Baby James (2016)

$125 Sold

  • Artwork description
  • Shipping
  • Returns and refunds
    We want you to love your art! If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase you can return it free within 14 days, no questions asked. Learn more
  • Artist Reviews (48)

This artwork is sold by Jen Walls from United States

×
Would you like 10% off?

Your regional settings

Excellent - Five stars - Trustpilot