"That's what they did with 'em, too. Just let 'em rust out
in the field", the lady said when she saw my RUST OF AGES
the 1930 Chevrolet had seen better days and probably traveled many
a mile before coming to this final resting place beside an old abandoned
Southern Indiana is the source of subject for this painting, the
scene typifies many areas of the country. The American landscape
is varied but the signs of change are ever present reminders of
twentieth century progress.
barn boards allow shadows from the setting November sun to streak
across their gray weathered surface. The rusting corrugated metal
roof along with the aging automobile spark the almost melodic title
RUST OF AGES.