“Las Meninas”

Perhaps when all is quiet

I can make a start

when the maids have

stopped their fussing and the

Infanta has stopped her tears and the

hangers-on hushed out and the

hound cajoled with a kick from

somnolence to stridour but

whilst I wait for your

Majesties pleasure I can

at least paint that writhing

waiting moment before my

painting is painted.

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  • holdenandcamille  On August 28, 2018 at 12:33 am

    Love this one! That is one of H’s favorite paintings, as bizarre and mysterious as it is. It looks like a photograph taken at an awkward moment… ~C

    • fridayam  On August 28, 2018 at 6:27 pm

      Thank you 🙂 I am often inclined to describe my favourite painting as a “total mindfuck” 😉 x

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