Stopped by the National Portrait Gallery yesterday and saw this painting of Billy Dee Williams that captures that famous, heart melting scene in “Lady Sings the Blues.” The painting is called “Self Portrait with Gardenia” and was done by Billy Dee himself. He specializes in acrylic painting, and I must say he has talent. This would leave me singing along with Diana Ross (channeling Billie Holiday) saying:
I fell in love with you the first time I looked into them there eyes….
*Oh snap! A photo a day for 365 days. My 365Project – A daily digital diary.*