A Deacon

Simeon Solomon

A Deacon
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 31cm


A three-quarter length figure of a young man wearing ceremonial robes stands in profile to the right. There are two pots of myrtle on the table behind him positioned to the right and left of his head. The youth holds a covered metal vessel containing the eucharist wafer with both of his hands.

Image Details

350mm x 254mm
Oil on canvas.
The Forbes Collection; purchased at auction (Christie's) with the aid of a donation in memory of Dr. Joseph Li, and supported by the Public Picture Gallery Fund, 2003.
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