Artwork / high school and college / Parasol

drawing of a grandfather sitting under a parasol
Gwenn Seemel
Parasol
2000
pencil on paper
11 x 9 inches

I love this old parasol. It represents all the games of checkers we played under it, along with all the scrumptious goûtés we ate in its shade. I love it like I love this house. They’re both places where I felt safe and warm and loved.