Outings in the Country with Father. Acrylic on canvas, 16×20″.
Text panel: Outings in the country with father were always an adventure. He explained the mysteries of nature to me, and I got to meet woodland creatures and father’s rustic friends. One day we say Trapper Bob and his dogs, Patsy and Fred. They were playing with a bear.
Text panel: Mother stayed home and gave French lessons to Luann and Marta, our maids…Father said that French is bad.
Bear speech bubble: “Et tu Bob?”
Dog speech bubble: “Sic semper tyrannis”
Father’s speech bubble: “Bear”