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LifeStory 4.Edge of Womanhood

Edge of Womanhood,oils,Gauvin

Edge of Womanhood 

Oils on Linen  76 x 91.5 cms (30 x 36 ins) In a private collection.

On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, she sits at her dressing table, scattered with the glamourous accessories of the adult life she's about to enter. Her mood is one of anticipation and excitement, tinged with nostalgia for the carefree days of childhood she's leaving behind.In memory she sees the toys she used to play with, symbols of a happy time when decisions were simple and responsibilities were few.

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