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The Mowing Devil (2015)

Oil and Acrylic 127cm 101.5cm 2cm

Based on an image from a sixteenth century pamphlet showing a devil harvesting a field and setting fire to it. The pamphlet told the story of labour relations between and a hired mower.

From a series of work representing woodcut print images as paintings relating to ideas of the trickster, the carnivalesque and representations of the 'devil'.