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Rhondda Ex-Miners

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I really enjoyed this painting. The composition of the ex-miners seated outside the local community home, gives the impression that they are youngsters on a fairground ride. I asked permission to photograph the men, and I remember them not being able to stop laughing and be serious. I wanted to convey this spirit in the painting.

  • Medium:Oil on canvas
  • Size:4' x 3'
  • Year:2001
  • Rhondda Ex-Miners