Oil on Canvas, 18 x 14 inches (46 x 36 cm)                                  Status: For Sale $1,200.00    purchase.jpg

Oil Painting of Charging Bull(New York, New York)


Audentes fortuna iuvat”

(“Fortune Favors the Bold” – Virgil)
(New York, New York)

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I decided on that title in mid-2008. Ironically painting the scene in a rainy environment combined with the current economic climate makes me wonder if ‘Weathering the Storm’ might have been more apropos.

DSC03244That said the ‘Charging Bull’ was a gracious gift to America from the Arturo Di Modica following the ’87 stock market crash. His work was placed at the NYSE, confiscated, and after public outcry, placed in Bowling Green. Visitors rub his Nose, Horns, and yes …Bronze Balls for financial good luck.

The flag poles display:
1. The American Flag (with POW flag below)
2. The NYC Flag