"The Messengers of Sleep" is 24" x 24" and painted on Belgium linen with hand ground oils over a series of months using a live model. This painting won best of show at the annual ANA Juried Exhibition of 2013, was a finalist in the annual Scottsdale Salon of 2013, featured in the AWA Annual Juried Show 2013 and was also shown at the Wickenburg Arizona Museum in 2014.
This painting depicts a woman sleeping with black butterflies lighting down around her, bearing sleep on their wings and lifting strands of her hair.
The painting comes framed in a stacked frame. It has a dark, solid wood, mahogany veneer liner with a 3 inch gold frame exterior. Outer dimensions of the framed painting are 31" x 31"