Artwork Description

Oil on canvas, stretched and ready to hang.

Signed on the back.

This colourful, feminine, sexy and seeming uplifting painting has a hidden darker meaning which is alluded to in the title. "Great Expectations" refers to the high expectations of women to look like the models in fashion magazines; as evidenced by the tiny mountain climbers who climbing up the back.
The background pattern of the paintings extends and wraps around the sides of the canvas. The artist signature is on the back, along with wire so it's ready to hang.

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Medium

Oil paint on cotton fabric

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