Wednesday, December 22, 2010

My Biennial #17

George Tooker
Self Portrait
Egg tempura on gesso panel
18 1/2" diameter


sroden said...

un-freaking-believable painting!!!!! thanks for posting, never seen it. stellar. (and happy new year to you!)

Joey said...

Happy New Year Steve!

I first saw this painting at the "Villa America" exhibit at OCMA a few years ago. When I saw it, my jaw actually was THAT unbelievable! In my opinion, probably one of the greatest self portraits ever made, right up there with Rembrandt, Ivan Albright, etc....