Sunday, December 1, 2013

Mother Goose X

What a Good Boy Am I! (inspired by the 1725 “Mother Goose” nursery rhyme, Little Jack Horner) – Hand-distressed frame; hand-stained Victorian green damask wallpaper; tarnished Christmas tinsel; antique blown-glass miniature Christmas balls; vintage rusted “jingle” bells; dried mistletoe; dried roses; matte varnish; watercolours; black paint; enlarged colour print of antique Christmas postcard; colour print of Victorian boy holding plum tintype

Little Jack Horner
Sat in a corner,
Eating his Christmas pie.
He stuck in his thumb,
And pulled out a plum,
And said, "What a good boy am I!"