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Nina and Omelan

Byca portrait copy

 

This double black and white portrait was an extraordinary challenge. The couple are actually standing in a DP – displaced persons camp in Germany in 1947. How they came to be here and their story is in the attached audioboo. Have a listen. It’s a startling story!

Meamwhile painting this was a challenge. A limited pallette of colours; the story is told in tones. I’m delighted with this painting and it’s now in Canada with 85 year old Nina!


In her quiet, reserved manner, Nina just gazed at it and said…“I can’t believe it….”
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