Self portrait

Self portrait by Julian Merrow-Smithl © Julian Merrow-Smith

Self portrait
by Julian Merrow-Smithl
© Julian Merrow-Smith

Oil on linen

Julian Merrow-Smith gained a BA (Hons) in fine art from Wolverhampton Polytechnic. His work has been seen in exhibitions in France, the USA and UK including the annual exhibitions of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters (2002, 2004). He was previously selected for the BP Portrait Award in 1999.

This self-portrait was painted in the artist’s studio in the south of France. Merrow-Smith began work on 22 January 2017 and was far enough advanced at the end of the day that it could be published as a work-in-progress on his daily painting project Postcard from Provence. This twelve-year project contains over 2600 paintings.

 

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