Original artwork description:

Loosely based on a scene for the film 'To Catch a Thief ' A 1955 romantic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, from a screenplay by John Michael Hayes based on the 1952 novel of the same name by David Dodge. The film stars Cary Grant as a retired cat burglar who has to save his reformed reputation by catching a new "cat" preying on the wealthy tourists of the French Riviera. Grace Kelly (pictured) stars opposite him as his romantic interest in her final film with Hitchcock.

Materials used:

paper, graphite, acrylic

Tags:
#summer #vintage era #gouache #hotel #lido #grace kelly #film stills #to catch a thief 

Beach lounging (2024)

Acrylic painting 
by Stephen Abela

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Loosely based on a scene for the film 'To Catch a Thief ' A 1955 romantic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, from a screenplay by John Michael Hayes based on the 1952 novel of the same name by David Dodge. The film stars Cary Grant as a retired cat burglar who has to save his reformed reputation by catching a new "cat" preying on the wealthy tourists of the French Riviera. Grace Kelly (pictured) stars opposite him as his romantic interest in her final film with Hitchcock.

Materials used:

paper, graphite, acrylic

Tags:
#summer #vintage era #gouache #hotel #lido #grace kelly #film stills #to catch a thief 

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My recent work is almost summed up by a quote from the photographer, Slim Aarons: “attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places. ’’ I am drawn to holiday and... Read more

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