Wisdom on Wednesdays—The pangs of birth


Woman of Kotor, oil on aluminum, c. 1930, 42 x 34½ in.

“All nature seems to exist in order to prepare for birth;
The pangs of which are death.” (1956)


2 thoughts on “Wisdom on Wednesdays—The pangs of birth

    • Thanks for your comment.

      Yes, it was one of my own father’s favorites. I’m sure the artists own children served as models (including my father, who would have been about two years old at the time). It hung in his living room for many years, until a fire damaged it. We are now looking to restore it.

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