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Death Of An Artist  ( 1981 ) by John Dicandia  ( JinnDoW )


Small (23.2" x 15.4")

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A vivid dream I had when I was about 14 years old prompt me to draw this way back in 1981. Among the dead trees and freshly dug soil my garden was bathed in an eerie moonlight and an easel with unfinished sunflower by Van Gogh stood still with paint brushes and a palette strewn beside a gravestone with the name of a lonesome drifter named Vincent Van Gogh with the stark dates 1853-90.

360×310 In Waterbased pencil.

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  • helene ruiz
    helene ruizalmost 5 years ago

    very nicely done!

  • Thank you Helene. Nice to see you here again. :))

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

    BLYTHARTalmost 5 years ago

    Not fair – why can’t I have dreams like this :) Lovely work John … as always.

  • Hello Dave. It’s one dream that sticks out in my mind for its unusual nature. :))

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • Catherine  Howell
    Catherine Howellalmost 5 years ago

    I love this work!!!!

  • Thank you Catherine. It’s a pleasure. :)

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • madvlad
    madvladalmost 5 years ago

    he never died,he went away only to buy more paint- he,ll be back,soon, if you think he,s dead,your wrong, he lives in a million reproductions of his finger prints in oli and line

  • How true Walt. We all have to look forward to posthumous fame. Most artists are millionaires after they die. :))

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • biddumy
    biddumyalmost 5 years ago
    Great art for 14 year old but a strange, surreal dream as inspiration!!!
  • It’s one that sticks out in my mind. One of my more serious pieces. :))

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • redsirens
    redsirensalmost 5 years ago

    love it

  • Thank you so much Red Sirens. How are you?

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • Ming  Myaskovsky
    Ming Myaskovskyalmost 5 years ago

    This is incredibly beautiful !
    Intriguing vision and stunning creation, lots of movement of the composition go along with the spaces which makes the background fascinating ! :)

  • I was telling Dave that it’s one dream that sticks out in my mind for its unusual nature. One of my more serious paintings. I was only 14, when I did this.

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • ArtByMia
    ArtByMiaalmost 5 years ago

    This is great!

  • Thank you Mia. Nice to meet you. :)

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • Kamila  Krizova/Aitchison
    Kamila Krizov...almost 5 years ago

    It does look dreamy ! :-)

  • Hi Kamila, I still get spooked out by it! :)))

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • eoconnor
    eoconnoralmost 5 years ago

    well done image ,quite a dream !!LIZ

  • Thank you so much Liz. How are you?

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

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