Painting of five dancing girls, it represents a contemporary fairytale; tree nymphs protecting the trees, which are visible in the back of the painting.
After being trapped by the forest wildfires of Pedrogao Grande, Portugal 2017, trees is a recurring theme in the paintings by Hester van Dapperen. It is painted on a double layered transparent surface, stretched on a frame of certified hardwood. The paint is acrylic mixed with pigments and medium, used colours are black white and gray.
Painting in Commission. The persons in the painting are together 100 years. In the painting, on the dress the girl there are Mother of Pearl buttons. The hats and the ball are embroidered with silver thread and colored yarn to offer in an Indian Temple. In the background are trees Betuwe NL, This area is well known for it's Fruit trees.
100 x 180 cm
In private collection Kerk Avezaath NL.
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