28" x 22" oil on canvas
I started laying it in last night and granted there's not a whole lot to see yet, but the general drift of the composition is there, and the big gestures. I did a version of this in charcoal and pastel in 1987. My sister posed for me a lot in the past, and this is one of those. I'll be blogging on all of this–including the motive for getting my sister to dress up in an oriental costume and fan–starting tomorrow.