Original Oil Painting on Canvas Size 70 x 60 cm
Signed Limited Edition Giclée Print Series of 100 Size 57 x 49 cm
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Emma Peel Far Away. I wanted to paint a portrait of Dame Diana Rigg as Emma Peel with her far away look, in perhaps, a far away place.
To a child of 6, not understanding everything, more so than for an adult, The Avengers was enhanced as a wonderful surreal world.
Patrick Macnee played the eccentric, suave, immaculately dressed John
Steed and Diana Rigg played his partner in The Avengers from 1965 -
1967. She was a style icon of the period wearing tight zipped catsuits, defeating villains with Karate, fencing, her intelligence with a steely cool calm and
driving a Lotus Elan. Story lines usually involved fighting a
meglomaniac serial killer, killing top ministers, agents or business
men in the most bizarre methods imaginable. It had elements of science
fiction; the writers were futuristic in using ideas from up to the
minute explorations and breakthroughs in science. Sets were often
imaginative, bizarre, fantasy dream sequences, sometimes influenced by
Surrealism and German Expressionism in film with the use of dramatic distorted angles.
The name Emma Peel was taken from the British film industry expression
M-Appeal, man appeal.
Colours are as accurate as possible but may differ slightly due to various screen calibrations.
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