Medium: Construction
Dimensions: 48 x 48 cm

On my 70th birthday I realised that I had truly entered the Third Age. The work depicts this era of my life. The final curtain approaching from the left, the broad punched tape recording my life’s history, or is it a Plaster of Paris bandage waiting for broken limbs? The Old lady in the Purple Dress and Red Hat, supported by a walking stick that she can “run along the public railings” With Many thanks to Jenny Joseph for her wonderful poem “Warning”.

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The Third Age ... I shall Wear Purple - Liz Dell