(Illinois, b. 1948) Cherries in the Snow
Inkwash and lipstick on handmade St-Armand rag paper
30" x 22" (sheet)
Signed ("Nicolas & Rebecca") and inscribed ("For An") to the bottom. The title refers to Revlon's iconic shade of lipstick, favored by many including poet Sylvia Plath. The glazed frame measures 35 1/2" x 27 1/2" x 3/4". Provenance
: A private collection, acquired from David Rago Fine Arts Auction in November 2013; Vermillion Limited Editions Collection (Minneapolis).
The sheet is loose within the frame, having come unfastened from its mat tape.