Jade.Full.3 - Shown in my hand the final piece to thank Yilan Yeh for her translation of the Seal Script in the Jade Tablet Book from the British Museum. On Arches paper, lettering done with a Brause .5mm nib and Chinese Sumi Ink, Seal Script done in pure gold leaf. - Ruth Venner
Road in Tahiti, 1891 - Paul Gauguin. In 1891, Gauguin sailed to French Polynesia to escape European civilization and "everything that is artificial and conventional". His time away, particularly in Tahiti and Hiva Oa Island, was the subject of much interest in France due to his supposed sexual exploits.