all images ©Ostrie 2002
artwork melding energy and intensity with classical beauty, harmony, and balance
Title: Eleanor
fountain pen on newsprint
Size: 17"x11"
Price: n/a
Location: artist's collection
This drawing is the illustration on the announcement card for the screenplay Eleanor of Aquitaine by Aleta Barthell. The 12th century French queen of the title starts off fleeing King Henry to protect her family and ends up fomenting a political and cultural revolution with reverberations that we still feel today.
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