Portraits – living, dead and imagined

People – familiar, fantastical and unknown.

NURTURE / NATURE
A portrait of Alfie Purnell
Watch a video of the painting here
Edward Elgar – ‘VARIATIONS’
The people (and dog) that inspired his ‘Variations on an original theme’
Popularly known as the Enigma Variations, it was written between October 1898 and February 1899, and is an orchestral work comprising fourteen variations on a single original theme.
ELGAR
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW