The painting is finished, signed, framed and delivered to Pittsburgh. I’m pleased with it and think it was a success.
Sycamores are massive and quite beautiful. The bark is typically lighter than most trees and the leaves have a yellowish tinge.
Native Americans used Platanus occidentalis for a variety of medicinal purposes, including cold and cough remedies, as well as dietary, dermatological, gynecological, respiratory, and gastrointestinal aids (D. E. Moerman 1986).