by James Metcalfe

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355 x 305 mm

James Metcalfe trained at Chelsea College of Art and Design and Camberwell College of Art. His work has been seen in group exhibitions including the Royal Scottish Academy Open, Edinburgh (2005) and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters’ Exhibition, London (2006).

The portrait is of the actor Gregor Fisher. Metcalfe wrote to Fisher asking if he would sit for a portrait. The sittings took place at Fisher’s flat when he was appearing at the Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh. During the sittings the artist and model listened to Radio 4 or Classic FM.

    © James Metcalfe