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"The Merchant"

Oil on canvas

The subject is almost luminous against a chromatic backdrop. The manner with which he presents the viewer with the tiger skin is warm and welcoming. He has a regal charm in his way of existence.

The artist has found it important since all concentration goes towards the man standing, the gaze from the subject back at the viewer would have to be intense yet pleasant. After all, he is trying to sell his goods and one cannot help but feel that, a second longer, and the merchant would break into a smile.


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