Aging Gracefully painted by Seonaid Ross Tuscany

Seonaid Ross

Aging Gracefully

La Toscana, 30" by 24"


Brilliant shades of mauve, purple and gentle violet mingle with an array of fresh spring greens to form the foreground of this Italian landscape. There is an ancient olive tree at the mid-ground which defies nature in its will to continue living, its bark weathered and gnarled by the passage of time. The contrast of tiny spring leaves and the deep blue sky against the taupes, rich browns and black of the "old" one reinforces the life in this painting. It possesses a spiritual quality