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made in the heart of munich


original oil painting €575

Title: Alice, 2013
Medium: oil paint on paper
Paper: 290 gsm canson fine art paper, linen finish
Size: 38 x 46 cm / 15" x 18 1/8"

'Alice' is a carefully crafted oil painting which I completed over the course of several weeks in 2013.

My initial inspiration for this piece was (of course) the story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, but I didn't just want to make an illustration - I wanted to play with the story elements.

"What", I remember thinking, "would it be like if the rabbit was just a plaything and Alice was the one in power?" Something in me wanted Alice to toughen up a bit. I even had visions of her being a gutsy country girl and taking Wonderland by storm.

In the painting, her thick golden locks are covered with a swimming cap (I love swimming caps, don't ask why, I just do). She sits kind of askance, peering away from the rabbit and seemingly uninterested.

The rabbit doesn't look pleased at all. He stares intently ahead of him, with flustered cheeks and angry eyes. Life can be tough...

I work with high quality oil paints to ensure longevity and vibrancy of color. For this painting I mainly used Sennelier and Old Holland Classic oil colors.

The painting has been coated with a final varnish, which protects it from external effects, aging and yellowing. It has been signed and dated on the back.

The painting will be sent flat, because rolling may damage the paper. Please note that it's sold without a picture frame. If you'd like to purchase the piece framed and ready to hang, just add €25 to the purchase price (total: €600) and you'll receive it with the pictured frame.

In the rare event that your package is delayed, please send me an email and I'll contact the postal services for you.

In case of doubt, contact me to discuss your needs. I'll aim to help you in the best way I can.


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