Last Leaf

Last Leaf

I like this. You've now made me curious about the O Henry story, I have read him in the rather distant past but can't remember this one. Will have to look it up.

The synopsis - A young artist is ill with pneumonia. Lying in bed, looking out the window at the last leaf on a tree, becomes convinced that when that leaf falls, she will die. The old artist next door goes out and paints the leaf on the wall. She recovers. He later dies of exposure...

So clever Skylar, love the story as well.

Thanks so much, Jennifer!

Thank-you for the synopsis Skylar. Very sad, as I seem to remember a lot of O Henry's were.

A wonderful painting describing a lovely story. Not read o Henry , but your painting has inspired me to get a copy. Thank you.

Great story. My wife would have superrglued the leaf on the twig.......upsidedown!

What a great painting and a great story to go with it Skylar.

Brilliant work Skylar, I can recall the story being read out in a school assembly many many years ago.

Sandra - Thank you! I would characterize most of his short stories as "Sentimental", at the very least.

Andre - Thank you! This image came about from musing for subject matter - It's funny what pops into one's mind.

Peter - That's funny. But I bet I would've done something similar!

Thank you, Maureen!

Margaret - Thanks so much!

Russell - Thanks for commenting. I think I first read his stories in grade school, also.

Skilled and original.

Thank you, Derek!

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Inspired by The Classic O Henry story. Artrage Oils. Appx. 9x12'

About the Artist
Skylar Brown

Life-long artist. Made most of my living that way. Traveled a lot, painting around the world. Everything from graphic Design to commissioned portraits. Movie & TV graphics, Music Video Bkgs, Murals, - You get the gist. Now retired. Still Travel. Paint every day.

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