The Honesty Box

"I think I subconsciously desire to live anywhere where people are willing and feel safe to leave an honesty box out for passers by to purchase their goods. Whether it's in the windswept peninsulas of western Ireland, the Hebrides or even the quiet corners of the Lakes or Dales, it somehow lifts the spirits to see that people can trust their fellow human beings to be honest.  This still life was set up outside our home in front of a lovely Acer tree which was at its best turning into its autumn shades. Susie’s mum inspired me with the Quail eggs on the straw as she sells them in a similar way in County Kerry. The Victorian trug came from my favourite antique shop nearby, it is loaded with the shiny apples. The amber glowing Bowland honey was bought locally too, made by bees feeding on the fell heather. The special little money box was found at auction. I was drawn to its bright statement colour, contrasting with the peeling label and chipped paint."                Andrew Talbot

Additional Info

  • Media: Oil on board
  • Price Range: £3,000 and over
  • Subject Matter: Still Life
  • Size: 23x60cm
  • Price: SOLD  red circle

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