MAPLE LEAVES (Acer Sa Chaine Um)

The painting is from an actual branch which fell of the silver maple in my front yard.  The colors are brilliant in the fall.  Our Caro are lined with maples, making all seasons especially lovely, with elegant (if stark) shapes in the winter, luscious green in the spring, shimmering green all summer with cool shade on every street and breathtaking colors in the fall.  - page 122,  Reflections of a Country Publisher