Bowed Sycamore

Painting

Bowed Sycamore
Forbidden Drive, Philadelphia, PA
1992–1994
egg-tempera with oil glazes on panel
8.5 in X 5.5 in

Coming around a bend on a path by the Wissahickon this sycamore would nearly take my breath away. It was backlit by the afternoon sun. Each yellow leaf caught the light and glowed like stained glass.

Bowed Sycamore a painting by Morgan Gilpatrick

Bowed Sycamore, painting in egg tempera by Morgan Gilpatrick