created on 2019-07-26
Created on 2024-01-26
This image exhibits an artistic rendering of a single flower, predominantly occupying the center and a little to the right within the frame. The flower appears to be a poppy, showcased in a side profile with a fully bloomed, delicate pink-red petal with subtle shading, amplifying its three-dimensional look. The central part of the flower where the petals attach is depicted in a dark, rich shade, probably meant to represent the stamen and pistils.
The stem is slender, colored in a gradient of green and yellow, suggesting it is catching some light. Right where the stem meets the petals, there are green leafy structures that attach directly to the flower's base, carefully shaded to show depth.
Below the main flower, sketched very faintly in pencil, are outlines of additional plants, or perhaps other floral components like leaves or buds, not yet colored in, giving the piece an unfinished aspect. Some pencil lines suggest planned borders for the image, indicating where the artist may have intended to contain the finished drawing.
In the bottom right corner, there's a handwritten note that may be the signature of the artist and possibly a date, but it’s not clearly legible in this resolution.
The entire drawing is placed on plainly toned paper, giving it an aged appearance, and there is a rectangular border along the bottom edge, hinting that the paper may have been formerly mounted or framed.