She has left the comfort of the shore and is venturing out to sea. In the distance The Charleston and Monte Pellegrino are still visible.
The experience of sailing is unfamiliar to her, but she loves it, she feels so free.
Caught up in the excitement, she's oblivious to the man in a nearby boat who is examining her through his binoculars...
While all the original paintings from this series titled "It Happened in Mondello" found homes in Palermo, prints are available on my site in 2 formats. Either as one page laid out as a double spread with the title at the bottom (above), or as a set of two images (below).