The Final Wicket

The Final Wicket

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ORIGINAL SOLD. There are many special moments in a game of cricket, the fall of wickets are always significant, a conflicting emotion for both batsman and bowler. However, the final wicket is always a key moment and the pinnacle of key moments is the final wicket which seals the fate of the Ashes. This is an impression of the final wicket falling at the Trent Bridge Test 2015 which returned the Ashes to England. I deliberately kept the likeness of the batsman as vague so it is representative of any final wicket in any cricket match. It is completed in vine charcoal with white pastel highlights and red conte pastel for the ball, the surface is high quality Strathmore grey toned drawing paper.

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Paulette Farrell

Professional Artist. For 2020 I have decided to focus my work on cricket (which I love) and figure / portrait paintings and drawings. Although I am able to draw and paint birds, still lifes and animals and have been successful selling them I noted that whilst painting them I was forever thinking…

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