20" x 16"
In this painting the contemporary dark background works to off set the white/light areas of the flower petals. The flower is in sharp focus vs the softer/blended background. The warm yellows contrast well with the cooler blues and purples.This is a painting of contrasts!
Lilacs are very popular in parks and gardens. The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University has a special day long celebration in May in honor of lilacs - Lilac Sunday is a Boston tradition.