Barebrush Art: Papli by Milly by Roger Cummiskey



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2 Dec 2011
Peoples' Choice, 2nd Place
Curator: Ilene Skeen

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Papli by Milly by Roger Cummiskey

Papli by Milly by Roger Cummiskey

Title: Papli by Milly

Desc: This is a childish drawing of Leopold Bloom by his daughter Milly as described by Joyce.

I have reversed the letter “L” to give it a childlike appearance.

The description of the drawing is contained in the second last chapter of Ulysses, “Ithaca”, located in Bloom’s house, 7, Eccles Street.

Bloom opens the first drawer of his chest of drawers which contains a “Vere Foster’s handwriting copybook, property of Milly (Millicent) Bloom….. diagram drawings marked Papli, which showed a large globular head with 5 hairs erect, 2 eyes in profile, the trunk full front with 3 large buttons, 1 triangular foot,…..”

I hope that you can enjoy it’s simplicity!

Picasso once admitted that it had taken him 50 years to learn how to paint like a c

Media: oil

Size: 50 x 70 cm

Genre: abstract

Price Range: Important $501-$5,000

In calendar: Yes

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Artist Info
Roger Cummiskey
City: Malaga
Country: SPAIN