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Throwing Jacks, a painting by Theresa DeSalvio

Throwing Jacks

Theresa DeSalvio

Oil Paint on Arches Oil Paint Paper

30 x 22 inches

Private Collection

Cornwall, New York


The January Muse makes me think of cold nights, long journeys, and wide open expanses. Travel could be a literal or an inward journey.


In my Girlhood paintings, I travel back in time. I see this image as one of hope and wonder. As a young woman releases a handful of jacks, they become stars in the night sky.

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