A Cloak Spread for a Queen

November 12, 2011

A gallant cloak of red

“A queen might be proud to walk where these gallant trees have spread their bright cloaks in the mud.”
— Henry David Thoreau, “Autumnal Tints”

Beautiful red maple leaves

Maple leaves hanging like red jewels

Watercolor sketch of maple leaves

2 Responses to “A Cloak Spread for a Queen”


  1. I feel I need only breathe gently on your painting and those leaves will float and swirl …

    • Rosemary Says:

      It has indeed been windy around here lately, and I’ve seen plenty of swirling leaves. So glad my painting captured a bit of that feeling.


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