"The lightest heart that I have known,
The kindest I shall ever know,
Yet, though I cannot see thee more,
'Tis comfort to have seen;
And though thy transient life is o'er,
'Tis sweet to think that thou hast been..."
Anne Bronte
acrylic on canvas, 24x48 inches 29 October
rephotographed 2014

This painting was extensively reworked in early
2006. This painting is what the first drawing
would have looked like if I had only the skill
back then.
The original 29 October 1979 drawing