Terrence Higgins Trust - 2022, Timed Auction

20 FEBRUARY 2022 - 09 MARCH 2022
Monkey, 2021, by Peter Jones
Monkey, 2021, by Peter Jones
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12. Peter Jones

Monkey

Signed and dated on canvas under frame on reverse
Oil on canvas
30.5cm x 30.5cm
2021

 

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£1,000 - 1,000

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Peter Jones is best known for his paintings of found vintage soft-toys which play with both Still-Life and traditional Portraiture. Previous appearances at The Auction included paintings of a Poodle and a Bunny, but this year Peter returns to his signature subject which is the Monkey.

Putting Love into Glove, Monkey portrays a Steiff toy which has lost an eye in the confusion of the studio. Glove puppets imply drama, theatre, mystery, but rely on the invisible presence of a helping hand to conjure consciousness.  

Donated by: Peter Jones

www.peterjonesart.org  
@peterjonesart    

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