daily painting titled Mont Ventoux from Monteux

Mont Ventoux from Monteux

18cm x 12cm (7"x4½"), oil on gessoed card Painting status: SOLD
Daily painting for Friday 26 June, 2009
Posted in Landscape paintings


There`s a touch of the Malvern Hills here.
What (or who) is the white figure on the road. Could it be Petrarch, with St. Augustine's works under his arm, going to climb, read, and describe his readings as he goes up the Mont Ventoux?
The blue Mountain alone knows what's the talking point of the clouds. It whispers:"They are telling that everything gets transformed ! But I am strong, unmovable unbreakable !" Because of the mistral, the clouds wryly smiling are melting away...Soon some new clouds will take over and keep on talking out... And the Mont Ventoux proudly will stay disbelieving under the sly abrading wind.