|Abstrct, oils on wood,painted sometime late sixties|
Jean Depara, Congolese Photographer
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|Here is photo of an old seaside painting I did many years ago thatI found lurking in my old studio when I recently visited it down in Wales.|
Painted on a wooden panel,the damp and mould had worked its way through the paint so I naughtily gave it a good scrub with washing up liquid !! Dont do this at home folks...... Different colours to my usual..the camera has flattered it somewhat......Well,maybe.
During the sixties we ran a shop just off the Portobello Road.Mostly pine furniture and what we called "Snob Junk"Victoriana clocks,toys,lamps etc.Was fun for a while then that sort of stuff got overpriced for .our sort of customer (flat dwellers)and the market just became a tourist joint.
So we fled London
for the rural