Greek Woman from Corfu

Greek Woman from Corfu, oil painting by Edith van Duin-Schermer, 2009
Greek Woman from Corfu, 2009

I was lucky enough to see this woman sitting in her doorstep during a vacation to the Greek island of Corfu. She didn’t mind me taking several pictures, so that I could paint her portrait later on. Her aged face and traditional clothing just begged for a painting!

2009, Oil on linen, 85x85cm (33.5×33.5″)

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