Artwork / 2006 / Papa and Maman

the artist’s parents, painted portrait
Gwenn Seemel
Papa and Maman
2006
acrylic on canvas patchwork and canvas
20 x 40 inches (combined dimensions)

This is a diptych of my parents. I made a pair of matched paintings of my father’s brother and his wife in 2005. In some ways, the brothers could not be more different, but the family resemblance is clear in their painted faces here.

painting on canvas patchwork
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painting on canvas
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