Lunar Eclipse of Grief

"S/He who learns must suffer. Pain that does not forget even in our sleep falls drop by drop upon the heart, until, in our despair and against our will, wisdom comes to us through the awful Grace of God/dess." Aeschylus, Agamemnon. Ancient Greek women cut off their hair when their sons or husbands were delivered to them from battle, dead on their shields. American women get a sealed coffin, a ceremony, and a flag folded in a special way.

This painting is dedicated to Sue Niederer, who lost her son, Seth Dvorin, in Iraq, a mother who had the milk-giving balls to wear a tee-shirt stating, "You killed my son!" in order to ask Laura Bush after her speech defending the war, why no children of government officials are serving there. Bush supporters surrounded her, drowned her question, and had her arrested for trespassing in this public place. This is the price we pay for two oil CEOs in the top two executive jobs of our government.

When the moon is eclipsed, it can be seen dull red, reflecting the light of the Earth. Creativity comes from the descent of depression into the UnConscious. The solution always rises to mind, like the lotus from the mud. 28 X 36 " or 70 X 90 cms. Note that the size-ratio is 4:5

Please indicate on your order your choice of canvas or watercolor archival paper for your giclée print. Full refund except $20.00 shipping. insurance, and handling, if returned undamaged within two weeks of my mailing to you. Please allow me three weeks to mail due to my printer's schedule; you will receive an email upon receipt of your order and when the giclée is mailed to you. All are accompanied by a Provenance (certificate of authenticity) signed by the artist to the new owner's (or your) name.

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Limited-Edition Sizes



7” (17.5 cm.) X 9” (22.5 cm.) $75.00 unlimited
(bevel-cut mat)
18” (45 cm.) x 14” (35 cm.) $210.00 900 copies in edition
26” (65 cm.) x 20” (50 cm.) $395.00 500 copies in edition
36” (90 cm.) x 28” (70 cm.) $795.00 350 copies in edition

Your Price at check-out is 25 percent off the gallery prices listed in the table above because you are ordering direct from the artist, Michelle Christides, and the giclées are mailed in tubes, unmounted and unframed.

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