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Douglas Ferrin
Self Portrait, 1982

1982

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A dramatic and psychologically penetrating self-portrait showing the artist in chiaroscuro lighting, gazing towards the viewer and contrasted against a deep burnt umber background. Signed lower right, 'Ferrin' for Douglas Ferrin (American, born, 1959) and dated 1982; additionally attached verso is auction label with title. With a style called "New Perceptionism" by scholar and critic Arthur DeCosta, the paintings of Douglas Ferrin (American, b. 1959) explore the intersection of realism and narrative. A graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, he furthered his studies under Arthur DeCosta, Will Barnet and Henry Pearson. Ferrin has fulfilled commissioned murals for clients including Gianni Versace and Sting and his paintings are held in numerous public and private collections including those of of Burt Reynolds, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and The First National Bank of Boston among others. His work has appeared in Architectural Digest, American Artist and a variety of other publications.

Details

  • Artist
    Douglas Ferrin (1959, American)
  • Creation Year
    1982
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    minor edge-rubbing; unframed.
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 18.25 in. x W 14 in. x D .75 in.H 46.36 cm x W 35.56 cm x D 1.91 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3443649281
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