Soft Silken Primrose

March 5, 2011

“O fairest flower, no sooner blown but blasted,
soft silken Primrose fading, timelessly. . .”
     — John Milton, “On the Death of a Fair Infant Dying of a Cough”

Ephemeral primroses

Short-lived primroses

Watercolor sketch of primroses

4 Responses to “Soft Silken Primrose”

  1. garden2day Says:

    Beautiful primroses and your watercolor is equally as beautiful!

  2. Lynne Says:

    Beautiful painting!

  3. Interesting how the watercolour lives, and the picture is frozen.

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