This 24"x24" oil painting was inspired by a tiny toy lead figure, part of a collection I have of pre-war lead figures. Most of them come from England and France. More familiar are the lead soldiers, but I collect common folk--farmers and merchants and children and animals. This guy is my favorite. I love his stance, his two swinging arms and his rusty and peeling patina that makes me think of tiny hands of long-ago children. His usual companion is a boxing kangaroo, represented by the parade of silhouettes in the background,
This painting is part of a solo show of sculpture and painting in its last week at Roswell's Art Center West. (I made a 12" tall sculpture of both the clown and the kangaroo which are also on view there.) Prints in many sizes and media are available at https://bit.ly/35vJj6I
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