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James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). <em>Capital Letter J</em>, 1886-1894. Ink on paper mounted on board, Sheet: 4 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. (11.8 x 11.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.353.2 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.353.2_IMLS_PS3.jpg)

A simple illumination, just with a background in red and some little swirls, to highlight the letter h on happiness in this piece of prose which was used as a wedding reading. I've used gold gouache for the letter to give a bit of shine.

this is a brand new print for the summer of 2012. an open edition, signed matte archival (giclee) print of my my original drawing. image size is

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