16 x 20 inches, oil on canvas.
According to Greek mythology, the anemone sprang from Aphrodite's tears as she mourned the death of Adonis. ✿ The word 'anemone' means daughter of the wind in Greek. ✿ They mean anticipation, undying or forsaken or forgotten love. ✿ The flower’s natural reaction of closing up at night and opening for the morning means it symbolizes anticipation for something soon to arrive. ✿ In the language of flowers, anemone flowers mean fragile.