Portrait Society of America - members only - finalist

"Portrait of a Family Man"   12"x9"   oil on copper panel


Self portrait on the anniversary of my 42nd year. Painting props vs things I wear. The line is gray and broad. 1915 Men's Stetson hat; Hair pin from Japan circa 2012; Late 1800's, beaded, silk shoulder cape.

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*Documenting Modern History - The Coal Mine Project

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