Complacencies of the peignoir, and late
Coffee and oranges in a sunny chair,
And the green freedom of a cockatoo
Upon a rug mingle to dissipate
The holy hush of ancient sacrifice
. …excerpt Wallace Stevens

Classical antiquity melded with modern pears

Acrylic on Canvas…

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I paint in many different styles and feature a myriad of subject matter, which I show as individual collections….
I am inspired by the world interpreting it in brilliant colours, often influenced by the writings of famous authors and poets..
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  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 3 years ago


  • Thank you so much Liz…very nice of you….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...about 3 years ago

    Mmmmmmm juicy pears….

  • Thanks so much KJ…..

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 3 years ago

    Nice work! They pop off the background, very 3D looking.

  • Thanks so much Cindy….it’s what I was going for…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • MarikaMakes
    MarikaMakesabout 3 years ago

    LOVE this whole series.

  • That’s really lovely of you…thank you so much…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersabout 3 years ago

    Nice!! . . .

  • Thank so much Hugh…

    – © Janis Zroback

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanabout 3 years ago

    lovely still life painting Janis…juicy pears and a great background drop to show them off…

  • Thanks so much Linda…I thought a classical sculpture with the smooth sculpture of pears made a great combination….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • Catherine Berger
    Catherine Bergerabout 3 years ago

    Lovely work – the pears blend nicely into the background as if they were part of it all along. :-)

  • Thank you so much Catherine….I like the blend of the classic and the contemporary….

    – © Janis Zroback

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerabout 3 years ago

    This is great work janis..fabulous..well done!

  • Thank you so much Catherine…very nice of you…

    – © Janis Zroback

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