May 17, 2005: Sight Saving Ultaviolet
[Fig. 116]

during restoration slanting light lends illusion, first, of polish, sheen, to her inclined brow then to child struggling in her arms (trying to glimpse the book, precocious tot). After ["Q: Is this infant "it" or "he"? Yet this is not "the" infant -- merely "an infant. Relayering the paint: what then goes into the restorative process? Plaster and pigment seem such brittle media. Why does this task not remain impossible? My sister, now, brings the growing baby boy to family functions. Does she bring "the" baby or "a" baby?] the restoration, see Fig. 123. Then turn the secular page again. ["A: This, with no frame. This is a sacred art.]

Ron Henry