Artist's description:

These are the 3rd and 4th canvases of "John and Mary" which were completed c1972/73. My ex Larry Butler posed for John and his friend walking along the road. I did drawings of him and for the whole composition. Friends posed for photos in their car.( not a mini) I thought the mini was a popular car then and am glad the overall model has survived in a modernised version. Godfrey Pilkington (director of the Piccadilly Gallery Cork St W1 now long gone) saw a photo of this one when he was interested in my work and wanted to come and see it. I panicked as I wanted to finish the whole series which i knew would take a lot more work and ultimately I wanted to show the canvases in a circle… so i tried explain he said tell me when you finish… it took 6 yrs, he'd lost interest by then and i did show them as I wanted in 1979 but the critic who came disliked them and wrote appreciatively about my other work, watercolours and etchings… I started painting the series in acrylic when it was newish and found it a bit heavy and unsympathetic compared to oils so i did the 3rd canvas of John and his friend walking in oils. Then i discovered a more free flowing acrylic and continued with that for the rest of the series.

Materials used:

acrylic oils

John and Mary a series of narrative paintings/ Part Two : The 3rd and 4th canvases (1972)

$35,690.77

  • Acrylic painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 103 × 27 × 1 in (unframed) / 103 × 27 in (actual image size)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the back
Protected by our money back guarantee
  • Artwork description
  • Shipping
  • Returns and refunds
    We want you to love your art! If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase you can return it free within 14 days, no questions asked. Learn More
  • Reviews (1)

How about these...

Your regional settings

Excellent - Five stars - Trustpilot