This was a commission undertaken whereby the painting was required to fit in to a specific space. The client liked several of Ruben's paintings but none of them would have survived the adjustments that were needed. I decided to take various scenes from a variety of the artist's works and merge them into a coherent tableau.
Friday, November 2, 2007
My paintings below are some more examples of commisioned portraiture. Please feel free to contact me if you are interested in purchasing or commissioning work. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile 07811011490. Thank you.
A funeral hatchment is a lozenge-shaped wooden board (but sometimes a framed canvas) depicting the coat of arms of the deceased, which was carried in their funeral procession before being hung outside their home for some months. Later it was brought into the church in perpetuity. This hatchment was commissioned by Abba Seraphim, Metropolitan of Glastonbury of the British Orthodox Church within the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandia. As Abba Seraphim is still alive his currently hatchment hangs in his home in preparation for his funeral.