The Sentinel
The Sentinel
2000, 28" x 20", Oil on Canvas
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The scene takes place on a winter's day in the old port town of Chania, Crete. The bronze sentinel and the matriarch watch and stand guard. Not everything is obvious, witness the second seagull.

Where is the threat and from what direction should we be wary.

The painting was inspired by the sculpture The Sentinel by Paul Fairley and photographs of old Crete by Alison Smith.