I have always been intrigued by old skeleton keys and passage locks. This one I painted from a public domain photo and is one of only a handful of paintings that I have done from photographs other than my own. It was painted using Rublev 18th century reproduction watercolor paint on Arches 140# cold-pressed paper. The original piece is 7″×5″ in size.
Featured in Nostalgic Art and Photography group in November 2009.