F A L L I N G ° S T A R
oil on canvas, 1884
w i t o l d . p r u s z k o w s k i | 1846-1896 . painter . draughtsman . bershad . ukraine .
My mother. She was dating a mortician and he was practicing. She had thought at one time, being an artist herself, that she would do the painting for the masks. My mom kept this, obviously, and ME being her daughter, and my daughter bieng MY daughter … She is decked out and hanging in our stairwell. I “boop” he nose on the way down and smile. “hi mom.” :-)
Kay Nielson, Illustrator (1886-1957).
© Polina Yakovleva