2004. Oil on canvas, 40x54 inches (1000x1350mm approx.).
A recent commission. There were five sittings and a lot of work on the background in between. Although the pose is pleasing visually, it put a lot of strain on the sitter. If I do another painting like this I shall first buy a chiase longue.
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