detail of Guillame Apollinaireselect area of picture for closer detailPARTY FOR ROUSSEAU

1995   Donald R Ricker

(46"x94" oil on hardboard)

detail of Guilliame Apollinaire

During the soirée, Apollinaire read from a poem he had composed for the occasion. Part of it may be seen on the scroll in his hand which reads, "Il grava sur un banc les deux noms adorés: Clemence et Joséphine".

He carved into a bench the two names he adored: Clemence et Joséphine.

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