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Title: Can anyone tell me who painted this?


oldshep - May 21, 2010 05:31 PM (GMT)
A few years ago I found on the web a picture that I really love. I am trying to find out who painted it.
There is a beared elderly man asleep on a bench in a bar or a pub. As you look at the picture there is his crook to his right. To his left, sharing the bench is a black and white BC and there is another on the floor asleep near his feet. The shepherd has his boots facing you and they are very well nailed. There is a small round table in front of him on which is an ashtry, a pipe and a half empty pint glass of what looks like stout.

I tried to copy and paste the pix but it didn't work!


oldshep - June 1, 2010 04:31 PM (GMT)
Found it!!

maggie46 - June 1, 2010 06:15 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (oldshep @ Jun 1 2010, 04:31 PM)
Found it!!

who painted it??!! Im curious now ;)

Tenaj - June 2, 2010 09:40 AM (GMT)
Is it a Mick Cawston?

It sounds like his type of theme. And if it is you have very good taste! He was a superb artist - I love his work.

Ah I just did a search of his work and found this:

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I think his work offers detail without being stiff and formulaic, and he really capturers life and atmosphere. Beautiful work.

I love this one:

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oldshep - June 4, 2010 09:36 AM (GMT)
Bang on and I love his work! Have discovered where I can get prints from so really pleased!




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