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The Chess Player/ Portrait of
a Man With Folded Arms. 2011. Oil on canvas.
20" x 16" (50 x 40cm)
For Sale - Enquire
A portrait painting in oils that brings out the
resolute and strong character of the subject. Begun and completed
in the studio.
After living with this portrait for a while after
I had painted it, it occurred to me that the sitter looked as if
he were a man playing chess (not actually the case), so I have renamed
the piece 'The Chess Player'. I am considering painting a rook (chess
piece) in the bottom right hand corner, as the illusion that the
sitter is studying a chess game is strong for me.
Please contact me
for a higher resolution image. Sizes given are approximate. This
is an original oil painting carried out from life and not a print.
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