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Jane Percival

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Stephanie Balson - Interior Designer

Stephanie Balson - Interior Designer
John Arden - Playwright and Novelist

John Arden - Playwright and Novelist
(Detail) Vivien Heilbron - Actress

(Detail) Vivien Heilbron - Actress
Portrait 2001

Portrait 2001
Belinda Low - Actress

Belinda Low - Actress
Rosemary

Rosemary
  
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Portfolio for Jane Percival - Commissionaportrait

For Jane, painting portraits has always been a major preoccupation and it remains an ongoing challenge.
 
Education   Chelsea School of Art  
Royal College of Art
 
Selected Commissions   Honey Luard Publicist for the White Cube  
John Arden Playwright and novelist  
Frances Horovitz Poet  
Father Brocard Sewell Biographer and Literary Editor  
Vivien Heilbron Actress  
Belinda Low Actress  
Caspar Luard Banker  
Nicola Wood Artist
 
Artist's Statement   "My aim is to paint what I observe as directly as possible with strength and clarity. I look for the qualities which make that person distinctive - no more, no less. A portrait is essentially a collaboration between artist and sitter. It should celebrate a period in the sitter's life, and by the end should work as a painting with a life of its own."
 
 

Statement      "I like to work for at least three consecutive days to get the painting established. The sessions are about two and a half hours long, morning and afternoon,with breaks in between. I prefer to work on site in the  
client's preferred space. It is important to work out with the client the  
logistics, making sure that there is enough light. The sitter needs to be  
as comfortable as possible and able to listen to music, talk or be silent. Ideally, interruptions should be discouraged. If the painting is large I can work away from the client, using drawings and photographs. The commission will not include framing although I will be happy to offer advice."

 

Travel nationally    Yes
Travel internationally    Yes
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Prices
 
Portrait Format:
  Drawings   From 600    $900
  Head and Shoulders   From 3000    $4500
Half LengthFrom 7500 $10000
3/4 LengthFrom 10000 $15000
Full LengthFrom 15000 $20000
Double PortraitFrom 6000 $9000
Group PortraitFrom 10000 $15000
 
 
The Prices quoted are for the standard mediums of oil on canvas and bronze
(in the case of sculpture).
For other media, prices may vary, please enquire directly with us for more specific quotes.
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