Friday, September 12, 2008


"Patience", 8" x 10" oil on linen, Frank Gardner © 2008
Private Collection


Anonymous said...


you are kind and brilliant!

eLIZabeth Floyd said...

Frank this is so peaceful! It is lovely!

Elizabeth said...

I think
i will soon be like the little old lady and enjoy just sitting in the sun.
Brilliantly captured.

Anonymous said...

Oh the beauteous virtue we could all benefit and learn from.
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I aspire to her characteristics and your painting prowess.

Beautiful, simple and complex.

Thanks for not making us miss your presence here too much.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

I love the luminous glow. The balustrades? are wonderful.
How was Maine?

Frank Gardner said...

Thanks Solveg, Liz, Elizabeth, Bonnie, and Mary.

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

This is a great painting, but it also shows the depth of your compassion. It brings me right to that place, that time, that woman. And it reminds me... "There but for the grace of God..."

Frank Gardner said...

Thanks Kelly.