Drogheda Municipal Art Collection


Simon Coleman

b. 1916 - d. 1995
1955 Oil on canvas

In 'Self-Portrait' Simon Coleman paints himself against a turbulent sky in a winter landscape. The work has a theatrical quality, almost touching on the religiosity of El Greco.

A large portrait of a man with a blue jacket on, his hand on his hip and his other hand holding an artist's brush handle in the other. He is set against a country landscape in the background along with a grey cloudy sky beyond.