Illustration Self Portrait 1995

des - Self Portrait 1995

 
One of my brother's self portraits


Done in oils about two years before he died

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lynilon - 14.04.11 09:12
I like this self-portrait very much. The avatar you see beside this Text is a selfportrait of myself (but people say, it doesn´t look like me....) I didn´t know, that one can post paintings also in this forum.
 
des - 12.10.10 21:30
Thanks Si. But I think what Jan said is right - it's probably unfair of me to post these pictures on a forum that invites comment and criticism, under the circumstances. I have already posted these on my Facebook page as a tribute, and that's probably sufficient. It's self-indulgent for me to put them in an open and fun-centered site like this - and it's possibly confusing for anyone who doesn't understand English very well. I'll post any more of these pics - as and when I scan them - on the Facebook site.
 
simonmackie - 12.10.10 20:20
I've said it before but I'll say it again; he was such an incredibly talented artist
 
des - 11.10.10 23:18
I appreciate that Jan. I'm probably wrong to put this work here, but I really just want to show it to people - and any comments or criticisms are sincerely welcome. He was never self-important or precious about the work, and always took any criticisms as well-intended and useful guidelines.
 
Java - 11.10.10 23:13
It's pretty difficult to leave a comment to this painting (and to your brother's artwork in general) because it's so sad that he died.
 
 

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