Jeanie Dubnau, in Profile

Jenny Dubnau

Jackson Heights, New York

Oil on canvas, 2007

86.7 x 122.2 cm (34 1/8 x 48 1/8 in.)

Artist Statement:
This is a portrait of my mother. It's based upon a photograph. I was interested in the subtleties of her expression: the slightly open mouth, the turn of her eye, and the gesture of her neck and chin. I found the signs of aging on her skin and the texture of her hair to be very human and beautiful.

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