Monday, September 14, 2009

Miff Mole's Cat

Acrylic on canvas, 1992. Irving Milfred "Miff" Mole was a legendary American jazz trombonist who first came to prominence in 1920s hot jazz. Tommy Dorsey called him "the Babe Ruth of the trombone."

Amid the painting's colorful details, pay special attention to this great freakin' tree:


J.D. King said...

Great tree!

Slubbo said...

Cool. Reminds me a little bit of Janosch childrensbook Böllerbaum und der Vogel (can't find a pic though...). Both the figures and colors. But completely diff style.