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Derek Jarman ('Seer')

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Derek Jarman ('Seer')

by Michael Clark
oil on card, 1993
17 3/4 in. x 13 1/8 in. (451 mm x 333 mm)
Purchased, 1995
Primary Collection
NPG 6322


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This portrait, entitled 'Seer', was the last sanctioned by Jarman and includes a quotation from Lorca in mirror-writing. In translation this reads: 'Enjoy the luscious landscape of my wound ... but hurry! ... Time meets us, and we are destroyed.'

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