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Peter Powell

Medium Bronze (edition of 9)

Size 15" (38cm)

Cost £8,500

Background

This sculpture was one of the most memorable busts I have modelled. Peter Powell was a true character and had a joy of life that was infectious. He sat in my studio over 6 sittings and we talked passionately about art.

Interesting Facts

Peter Powell was a gifted and prolific water colour painter. His subject was the sea and ships. He told me that his interest in having a bust made was to find out about the process and to learn about the approach a sculptor makes. A very different reason for wanting one's own image.

 
I remember Peter Powell for his wit and a delightful twinkle in his eye. He asked that I leave finger prints in the clay.
 

Luke Shepherd