The original oil painting on which I based a much larger version. I was fantasizing what would have happened in the days before the assassination of president John F. Kennedy at the very spot (Dealy Plaza).
A commissionary piece for someone you wanted a bigger version of the one I already painted.
In my ever struggle with still lifes I wanted to do a styled flower like a Strelizia and put it in a granate shell my grandfather retrieved from a German Flak position at Nijmegen during W.W. II and light it with a maclite mini torch from within the shell.
Twice it came back to me because of the partner of the purchaser didn’t agree with the vibrator. The third time was a charm.