The 2022 Victorian Salon des Refusés
This portrait was submitted to the Lester, Moran & PAA Prizes.
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Cat#29 Jim van Geet
Oil on Linen
46 cm w x 138 cm h
Katerina is a model I had used for life drawing but this time I wanted to capture that thoughtful pensive look I had seen between sessions.
The background of goldleaf and glazed asphaltum together with her costuming and pose harken back to Renaissance paintings, which was the intent.