This is an original oil on board painting by David Shanahan titled "The Violinist" signed 'Shan' on the lower left corner. Measures with frame: 13.5 inches H x 16.5 inches W. Condition: Overall the painting is in good condition.
David Shanahan is a well established painter whose work is highly collectable ( David Bowie, Sir Ben Kingsley, Lord Bath, Lord Sawyer own his work) His paintings are being sold in Saatchiart gallery and in private collections in Eire, USA, Denmark, Holland, Germany, Canada, Japan and Australia. David was born and raised in Southern Ireland, although he has lived most of his adult life in Devon and Cornwall. Despite these influences, it is an Irish sensibility that motivates the subject matter of his work. The natural tension between Christian and Pagan, Myth and Reality, Past versus Present, provides him with rich material as Catholic Church, with tales of repressed sexuality, angels and resurrection combines with earthy peasant tales of ghosts, talking birds and horned men. David studied Painting at Kingston School of Art, and later at Dartington College of Art.
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