This portrait was inspired by the pillars of beautiful crinoid marble in the sitter's home - fossils of almost unimaginable antiquity which contrast sharply with the ephemerality of human flesh.

The Fossil Hunter

CATEGORY: Personal & Commissions

oil on canvas

2011

approx 50 x 70 cms

private collection

 

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ELIZABETH EMMA TOOTH

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