And Then She Broke the Promise...

oil on canvas, 50x60cm, 2012

Private Collection

 

And Then She Broke the Promise, Lit Up a Candle and Saw Him Sleeping has been inspired by my favourite fairytale as a child.

It was a story about a girl taken to a castle and made swear by a witch to never light up any lights during night time. A bear was her only company.

One night she disobeys and finds out that the bear is actually a prince under a spell. As punishment she is forever banned from the castle...