The Maybe Man
After Sir Anthony van Dyck, 'Studies of a Man’s Head'
20” x 15” (51 x 38 cm) Acrylic on gessoed panel/ £2750
‘The Maybe Man’ is a copy of van Dyck’s, Studies of a Man’s Head, a work that hangs in the Rockox House Museum, Antwerp. I made this copy from photographs. Who is the model? Was he a real person, a real someone who lived and breathed? Or was he just a figment - a pigment figment - of the great artist’s imagination? That’s not the point. Why is the man lost in contemplation? Only Sir Anthony van Dyck, could tell us.
…the exasperating mysteriousness of human beings in general...
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