As we muddle through the most difficult winter ever, José Antonio has been viewing the pots of orchids in his room. What has resulted from his in-depth pensive meanderings is this lovely somewhat abstract garden scene.
As so often happens these days, an image conjures up past memories and what he has painted this time started off as orchids in a garden and then moved to a little village in Spain, Salobrena. José’s father was a good friend of the guitarist, Andres Segovia who was named Marquis of Salobrena. Several years ago we visited this charming town which clings to a huge mass of rock and has a Moorish castle on top. The gardens were wonderful. This is the nemesis of this painting which is called Gardens of Salobrena.