Joan Eardley (1921-1963).
Her paintings fall into two groups:
street children of Glasgow and
land and seascape paintings of Catterline,
and East coast fishing village.
Children and Chalked Wall 3
This is a compelling picture: the proprietary grip,
the arm cradling the milk, the clear eyes amidst the squalor…
Seeded Grasses and Daisies, September The Seeded Grasses reminded me of this photo, taken by Donna.
Donna at Quiet Life blesses us with beautiful and artistic photos every day.
We watched Visions of Scotland last night, one of those films shot
from a helicopter with minimal narration. My husband was a skeptic.
Green fields, castles, and lochs abounded, picturesque to the 13th degree.
Of course, Scotland was showing her best side.
But every country has its shot-nosed ragamuffins, doesn’t it now?