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The Barmaid: a Painting by Andrew Sookrah

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Art | 10 comments

It must have been about eight years ago. Andrew Sookrah, a shining star in the artistic firmament was having a one-man show of his paintings at the Arts and Letters Club. My wife Ann and I were mesmerized by his unique portraits. One could spot these works across the room as a Sookrah. That’s the kind of art we liked to buy and enjoy. So we ended up purchasing this arresting work featuring the barmaid. I never learned her name nor discussed this portrait with her. So the following is purely from my imagination. You will notice that the...

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