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Prologue

Sarah reading George Eliot's Scenes of Clerical Life, a 1903 edition with a prologue by William Leask. George Eliot is one of Sarah's favourite authors, and there is a biography of Eliot on the bookshelf behind the door. Sarah gave me that chessboard years ago as a present. The painting took more than a month to complete.


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PROLOGUE, oil on panel, 91 x 61 cm (36" x 24")

© Fergus A Ryan, 2014     Collection of Fergus and Sarah Ryan

reading George Eliot Scenes of Clerical Life
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