NM Paintings 2018 > Blowing Smoke Rings at a Sundial

Blowing Smoke Rings at a Sundial - bronze
Blowing Smoke Rings at a Sundial - bronze
ink, acrylic, and tempera on paper
48" x 36"
March 2018

SUNDIAL MOTTOES Latin / (English translation)

Horas non numero nisi serenas. (I count only the sunny hours.)

Tempus fugit velut umbra. (Time flees like a shadow.)

Festina lente. (Make haste, but slowly.)

Vita fugit, sicut umbra. (Life passes like the shadow.)

Vidi nihil permanere sub sole. (I have seen that nothing under the sun endures).

Sine sole sileo. (Without the sun I fall silent.)

Lente hora, celeriter anni. (An hour passes slowly, but the years go by quickly.)

Sic vita fluit, dum stare videtur. (Life flows away as it seems to stay the same.)

Sol omnibus lucet. (The sun shines for everyone.)

Tempus omnia dabit. (Time will give everything.)

Una dabit quod negat altera. (One hour will give what another has refused.)

Vita in motu. (Life is in motion.)