Richard McWhannell

Self-portrait as his father

Self-portrait as his father by Richard McWhannell

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'I am endlessly fascinated by my own physiognomy. By painting myself, I can scrutinise the familiar, make small distortions to enliven the image. I don’t paint self-portraits to promote my own self-image so much as involve my love of painting.'

Richard McWhannell

(Intimate Portraits, 2005)

Title
Self-portrait as his father
Artist/creator
Production date
1995
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
500 x 798 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1995
Accession no
1994/35
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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