Florence Owens Thompson

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Great rendition of that iconic photo

Great drawing Ron

Great drawing Ron, interesting social story behind the face.

Great charcoal drawing.

Super portrait Ron, love her hand.

Agree with the other comments, that hand somehow is as important as the face, it really expresses what she is feeling. Excellent, Ron.

Instantly recognisable. Good work, Ron.

Excellent portrait Ron.

Great drawing

Thank you all for your great comments. I wanted to do it justice.

Superb charcoal drawing of this lady.

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10/01/2021
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Charcoal on A2 paper, from a photograph taken by Dorothea Lange in 1936. It was called 'Migrant Mother' and became the iconic face of hardship in the great depression of the 30's. Although not attributed with the photograph, her name was Florence Owens Thompson.

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Ron Goodwin

Self-taught and still learning. Since being given some watercolour paints some years ago, it revived my interest in painting. Now retired, I particularly like to indulge my time in portraits, landscapes and seascapes. Charcoal sketches of family is a particular favourite. Mediums I have used…

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