Kate's New Bike

This painting is one of a series of paintings of my sister and I from our childhood. This one is set in back of our home in the Germantown section of Philadelphia from about 1975. The photo itself is very small, maybe 3”x 3”. It is torn in one of the corners, a little out of focus, and has a soft, brown layer of unifying blandness that is either a result of having yellowed with age or, quite possibly, just the way things looked back then.

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