Robert

Robert by Peter Field

Robert
by Peter Field
© Peter Field

Peter James Field undertook a BA (Hons) degree in the history of art and architecture at UEA Norwich and a BA (Hons) degree in illustration at the University of Brighton. His work has been seen in publications including Vanity Fair, The Times and Time Out magazine and in group and solo exhibitions in London, Brighton and Edinburgh.

The portrait is of Robert, a sitter Field met after placing an advert on a website appealing for artistic help. Twelve people responded, but Field says Robert intrigued him the most as: ‘He was a chatty, friendly guy – but as soon as he became silent, his face transformed into an attitude of seemingly concealed sadness and tragedy.’

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