Enfant


Ireland

Painting
Size: 28 H x 28 W x 2.1 in

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Art Description

Painting: Oil on Wood.

Portrait of the artists son Oscar. This is the first in a series of contemplative portraits of a boys life; revealing the subtle changes from infancy to a young adult. Though it is painted as if viewed from a future retrospective [ as if 'looking back on the subjects childhood]. This notion is expressed through the use of fragmented lace effects over slants of found wood [ giving the portrait an 'archaeological evocation'.

Keywords: Mixed Media, portrait of baby, memento mori, contemplation, Lace effect

Subjects: Portrait

Styles: Figurative, Portraiture

Mediums: Oil

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