Shortly before the Old year turned into the New one I had the chance to spend some quality time with Florine Stettheimer's Love Flight of a Pink Candy Heart at the DIA. Fittingly, this is the painting that made me fall in love with her in the first place.
The woman on the balcony is Florine herself, reminiscing about her various love affairs, both actual and imaginary. It's wistful, fanciful and delightful.
I've left the images large so that you can enjoy the many fine details of this work. As far as I can tell, these are the only images of their kind online. Florine and her paintings have (so far) been regretfully overlooked.
I have to include an image with part of the frame. It adds a near-divine dimension to this romantic reverie.
And finally, one of Cupid: