Way back when I was living in London I used to watch people and 'collect' them to put in paintings. Each day on the way to work I would gather my information about the person or scene..observing small details and then at night I would pop those details into the painting. This flower selller was outside Marylebone Station. I bought alot of fresh flowers in London. I needed them to get over being homesick! I loved the contrast of the flowers so carefully wrapped and colourful against the bricks...the greys and browns of London. This painting sold many years ago. I wonder how it is holding up to the ravages of time. It was painted in ink and gouache on canvas.