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Claire Barker and Denes Harai

Gwenn Seemel
Claire and Dénes
acrylic on panel framed in a poplar box
9 x 18 x 3 inches

This pair of portraits was designed specifically for Claire and Dénes’ lifestyle. Dénes is Hungarian and Claire is American, but they met and currently live in France. I wanted to be sure that the paintings I made to celebrate their wedding would be able to keep up with this international couple. That’s part of why, when I painted Claire and Dénes again in 2011, I did so like this.

To see the making of Claire’s portrait, please visit this blog post, and, to learn more about the making of Dénes’ portrait along with the box that frames both paintings, go to this article.