Mother's Day with Odette and Her Kittens On a Needlework Sampler
Lesley Anne Ivory
Signed and dated 2013 Signed, inscribed with title and dated 2013 on reverse
Watercolour and bodycolour
10 ¼ x 9 ¼ inches
'Lesley Anne Ivory', Chris Beetles Gallery, October - November 2015, No 50
Odette is being presented with the traditional Mother's Day gift of violets, while surrounded by a border of pansies that indicate thoughtfulness through the French word 'pensée', from which their name derives.