ODE TO A PRINCESS, 1989 (11’ X 55’) Mixed Media Relief Mural With Monochromatic Glaze Painting in Burnt Sienna on Cut 1” Thick Gatorfoam with Koa Edges, Industrial Cardboard Columns and Painted Wood, Dole Cannery Square, The Pineapple Playhouse Honolulu, Hawai’i
This mural depicts an elegant Honolulu family during the monarchy period, second half of the 19th century. The Hawaiian monarchs toured the United States and travelled extensively in Europe, observing the lture and cuarchitecture of kings and queens around the world. The Hawaiian kings constructed Neoclassical and Gothic revival style buildings to house their courts, government bodies and cultural treasures.
Modeling for this painting: the beautiful Kaiulani Louise Sausen and her sons, Chad, and , and her daughter Lehua.