"Tribute to Max M." freshly framed

tribute-to-max-web Tribute to Max M. by Helen Andersen. 1985 Gouache on Arches paper
Helen Andersen painted this tribute to Max Maynard some 3 years after the latter’s death. She knew Max well and joined with other friends to help him as much as they could in his last years of failing health. She hints at Max’s troubles in the title, identifying him as the anonymous Max M.