Dress of Sinners, Dress of Saints


One of the larger paintings I’ve done – from my “Magical Thinking” show at the Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles – here is “Dress of Sinners, Dress of Saints.”  Evocative of medieval/Renaissance era altarpiece paintings, there is a phenomenal amount of detail in this one.  A painstaking process I thoroughly enjoyed, I addressed the colour in an “Old Masters” kind of technique with a full grisaille underpainting and subsequent hundreds of layers of acrylic glazing over the course of 13 months (certainly the most time I’ve put into any single piece).. On your left of course are the “Sinners” (referencing medieval/Renaissance depictions of hellish scenes, demons, monsters, etc.) and on your right are the “Saints” (referencing medieval/Renaissance depictions of angels, saints, glorious religious pageantry, etc.). The background is intentionally evoking those marvelous Patinir rocky cliffs depicted frequently in Flemish landscapes of that period.  I love this painting so much!  The original acrylic painting itself of course sold at the show, but we have prints and canvases available worldwide now.

The Masterpiece Limited Editions are now SOLD OUT. We now have the Open Edition Canvases available which are remarqued with the JBG initial on the front, measure 20″x 10″ (also wrapped & ready-to-hang) and come with a signed certificate of authenticity.

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All Glossy Photo Prints are printed on a glossy photo paper with archival inks. A small white border is included around the printed area of the artwork. When you select the print size and type that you want to purchase, the Printed Area Dimensions will appear below your selection. Please note the dimensions to make sure that the print you select is a size that will work for your needs. We cannot provide custom print sizes at this time. What you see offered is what is available.

Open Edition Canvas Prints

These prints are made on canvas with archival inks and varnished with a UV resistant finish. They are gallery-wrap style — wrapped on boards, stretched over a frame and are shipped ready-to-hang. The canvas sides are printed in black, creating a natural self-framing effect, so you don’t have to purchase an additional frame if you don’t want to. The entire piece is also painted with a UV varnish and then heat set for maximum protection and longevity. They are truly beautiful pieces and it is often difficult to tell them apart from the originals. We only release these open edition canvases once Limited Edition Hand-Embellished Canvases have been sold out. The open edition canvases are on deep gallery wrapped boards. The Open Editions are set to a specific size format and there may be some cropping around the edges from the original artwork. NOTE: The watermark in the image is only for digital display and does not appear in the originals or prints.


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