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"JayH"

Painting Palestinian Women

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Tuesday, November 9th 2010 @ 10:27 PM    post viewed 1483 times

I have been painting for 3 years, my teacher is Fiona Bilbrough. This work was created in her inspiring studio and under her guidance. It is an oil painting on canvas, mounted on a timber frame

The woman in the painting is Leila Khaled, a young Palestinian student who was named by her father after the Palestinian Freedom Fighter of the same name. A very brave woman in those days of the PLO.

I am donating this to raise Funds for the Australian Flotilla being planned for early next year.

It is 55cm High X 46cm Wide.

The mesmerising eyes along with the story and meaning behind it's creation would make it an outstanding addition to any location.

Painting of Palestinian Woman by Jim Hocking

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Dave Smith
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fatherdave said on Saturday, November 13th 2010 @ 7:22 AM:

Beautiful work, brother, and God bless you for your commitment to the people of Gaza!