Stephen Neil Parlin, pencil and watercolor, 22×30″, collection of Nancy Symonds, Boston.
Stephen was a great friend. He was an unrecognized extraordinary musician and composer. One of his eyes went one way and the other went somewhere else. I was never certain when he presented one or the other to me, if that was the joking one or the serious one. He had a great wit.
Drawing the Stephano Maderno marble sculpture of Saint Cecilia, Basilica of Saint Cecilia, Trastevere, Rome, 2011.
From Caravaggio, A Life by Helen Langdon, p-162
Santa Cecilia, conte and pencil, 2011, collection of the artis
DRAWINGS FROM THE LIFE OF CHRIST :
Dome of Saint Peter’s Basilica, pencil, 12″ x 17″.
Reading, pencil, 19″ x 25″.
Carole Bolsey 1977, pencil, 12″ x 17″.
Figure Study, pencil, 22″ x 30″.
Mary at Fourteen, pencil, 8″ x 10″.
Madonna and Child, pencil, 1982, 11″ x 14″.