Portrait painting, a ‘plien aire’ sketch
by Gordon Frickers 20 x 25 cms (8″ x 10″), oil sketch
Unsigned, for many years this rapidly made pleasing study graced a wall in my Plymouth home.
Made ‘plien Aire’ in Greece (Crete) many many years ago it had disappeared after I left Plymstock.
This relatively early example of Gordon Frickers painting (circa 1983?) has many drawing and ‘technical’ errors, part of the appeal of a very rapid study, none detract from the seductive charm of the painting.
Making up never lead to the ‘full on’ real thing…
As the painting, so life…
Rediscovered recently, I propose give this portrait painting to the ‘model’ with whom I’m still in touch to this day, 28.04.2016.
Very unusual for a ‘Gordon Frickers’ painting, this study is unsigned.
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