Late summer thistles

This large oil on canvas was painted in 1976, part of a series, depicting the late summer wild flowers that bloomed in the fields surrounding our home just outside of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Something about the majesty of the purple thistle has always attracted and intrigued me.


‘If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden’  Frances Hodgson Burnett – The Secret Garden – (One of my favourite books)

Have a lovely weekend.

A Bientôt

26 thoughts on “Late summer thistles

  1. Bushka

    Superbly captured Janet…..Rich, colourful, emotive…..I look at it through the eyes of poetry….;) Have a colourful week-end. 😉 Hugs! ❤

      1. englandliebhaber-England lover

        I wished my photos were as good as yours. There is a lot of skill behind all this.

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