In the process of updating the copyright dates, I managed to have tidied up and properly alphabetised the Overleaves index. Beautifully organised, I think that it will prove more appealing now. Do enjoy!
Photo: Ficus Benjamina tree on grounds of Montpelier Estate, Nevis, West Indies.
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3.5 x 4.0 Feet
Artist Proof : III
© 1990 George Hawken
Provenance: I/III Art collection Arvin da Braga.
At the time, I was fast asleep and, of course, dreaming – after having riotously ploughed the artist late at night at his loft. The piece was created from a photograph – Polaroid, if I am not mistaken. Hard to believe that it was 24 years ago… phenomenal.
I especially love it because the artist exquisitely captures the expressiveness of both my feet and hands. Too, I love that my lids are collapsed on those soulful eyes whose vision captures such astonishing vistas of imagination and intellect.
Hey… modesty is of negligible worth.
Indeed, from Otto van Veen, to Sir Peter Paul Rubens to George Hawken, I am fulfilled for having been a muse and passionate lover.
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Oil on Panel 18.3 x 13.8 Inches c. 1600 Otto van Veen Provenance: Permanent Collection Rubenshuis, Antwerp. http://www.rubenshuis.be/Museum_Rubenshuis_EN At the time of this painting, I was incarnate, female and exceptionally beautiful. I was then a muse of both Otto van Veen and later his famous student, Sir Peter Paul Rubens. Apparently, owing to his ‘shortcomings’, […]