Father’s Day: Portrait of the Artist’s Father

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Happy Father’s Day all you dads out there!  In honour of this special day, and to go along with my earlier post on Mother’s Day, I give you a selection of well known portraits of artist’s fathers.  Throughout history, artists have painted their fathers for numerous reasons; “as a tribute, to capture a memorable face, to work through conflicting emotions, as a family legacy, or the simple availability of a model.”

Have a great day everyone!

Sources: Wikipedia, National Portrait Gallery