PenSieve Reflection

pensieve

1973

mirror, quill & tea-strainer 50x75 cm

Dedicated to Marjorie Jebb Scaretti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teatime is the hour when thoughts run as smooth as an infusion.

In this picture, the artist’s mother, the British painter and writer Marjorie Scaretti Jebb, is represented by a quill and a tea strainer.
The mirror becomes a means to reflect on her, at the hour of her afternoon ritual.