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Portrait of Sophie Willgress

Sophie’s pose here was so natural for her, and showed her flawless beauty to such advantage, that the artist chose this in preference to a planned full-length portrait. The contrast between wisps of hair blowing in the breeze and the solid oak of the old studded plank door at Marley Hall emphasises the delicacy of youth . Commissioned for Sophie’s 21st birthday.

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Completed 2008. Private collection

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Size: 51 x 61 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas