Title

pose(ur)s through the looking glass

2009
drawing and painting on silk, mixed media
100x130x17 cm

FOR SALE

This mirror-image tableau portrays characters in Tennyson’s circle of friends, neighbours, and hangers-on, represented in paintings, illustrations, photographs, and Lynne Truss’ comic novel, Tennyson’s Gift. The piece celebrates the 200 anniversary of the birth of Tennyson and was made for the 62 group exhibition bending the line at the Hub, Sleaford,

Scene:
July 1864, Tennyson’s garden at Farringford, IoW
Cast:
Charles Dodgson – the surreptitious snapper
Ellen Terry – Alice
GF Watts – Ulysses
Tennyson – the Dirty Monk
Emily Sellwood – the dutiful wife
Queen Victoria – the Queen of Hearts
JM Cameron – the hopeful photographer