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Gouache and tempera on paper
35×49 cm

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woman, portrait, sad, face, melancholy, live, love, dream, feelings, reverie, silence, emotion, flowers, figurative, elena oleniuc


  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHessealmost 2 years ago

    Just……. simply stunning Elena! Superb emotiveness in this work!

  • Thank you Jolante for your nice words!

    – Elena Oleniuc

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Moorealmost 2 years ago

    I recognize you now from your last portrait. The eyes here are not only beautiful, but full of emotion, sensitive, and contemplative. Here the subject is part of her surroundings, as if she sees herself inextricably tied to them; yet hoping for an escape or to reach out for more.

    It’s been such a pleasure seeing your journey in painting, Elena. I love how it’s now come around to these self portraits.

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 2 years ago

    The perfect title….wonderfully painted Elena, a very beautiful piece.

  • © Angela L Walker
    © Angela L Walkeralmost 2 years ago


  • micklyn
    micklynalmost 2 years ago

    this is amazing, and So lovely. : )

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladealmost 2 years ago

    A masterclass, first class portrait. So emotion filled and divinely beautiful. You have captured the essence of contemplation my dear friend Elena.

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Tayloralmost 2 years ago

    beautiful beautiful work dear Elena! :) x

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesoralmost 2 years ago

    So beautiful Elena!! :)

  • Laura J. Holman
    Laura J. Holmanalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful work Elena!

  • Vasile Stan
    Vasile Stanalmost 2 years ago

    Amazingly expressive to the point of philosophical perspective. Beyond this, is hard to descibe in words. Superb portrait!

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