Artwork description:

This is an oil paint on canvas work. The portrait is of my father, the last he sat for. The 'Palimpsest' of the title refers both to the methodology in producing the work and also to my father's mental health issues, he was a paranoid schizophrenic and had to constantly assess and reassess who he was because of his condition.

Materials used:

oil paint, canvas


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Palimpsest, a Father (2011)


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This artwork is sold by Mark Thirlwell from United Kingdom

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