A Day in Vermont
September 14, 2020

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River Bed

“Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.” Marcus Aurelius

Painting is a visual experience, of course. But art has the power to reveal more than the eye can see. Important insights into our outer and inner worlds are discovered and divulged.

Here, a riverbed arrangement along the West River reflects an enduring truth; “The only thing that is constant is change” Heraclitus

Size: 12X16 (auctioned unframed)
Medium: Oil on panel

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17 Responses to “River Bed”

  1. Diana Brown

    So, our pup was killed this weekend by a fast moving truck that couldn’t stop….this painting and description of how fast things change is so timely…..touched my heart….beautiful.

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  2. Barbara D Kimbrough

    My husband passed away at 66 years old last night. The quote sbout time passing struck a immediate chord. Lovely painting.

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  3. Lisa Feitel

    Lovely painting! And thank you for the beautiful quote by Marcus Aurelius—so true!

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  4. Victoria

    Lovely work, Peter…and lovely and very apt quotes as well. As the old Native American proverb says:
    “You can’t dip your foot in the same river twice.” Thank you for uplifting others with your work.

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