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Recuerdos, 2008
Oil on canvas, 44 x 40

This painting is titled after Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra), a classical guitar piece composed by the Spanish composer and guitarist Francisco Tárrega. The composer wrote it at the request of a blind friend to evoke the Alhambra at sunset, alluded to by the eyes shrouded in deep shadow and the warm color harmony.

Recuerdos, head study, 2008
Chalk on paper, 17 x 19
Collection of Christophe and Raine Remy de Campeau



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