"The Workman's New Clothes" Original Work on Paper

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Presenting a new original work from the studio of Philip Gladstone

"The Workman's New Clothes"

About: This is a new variant on paper of an earlier (2017) painting on panel by Gladstone, a personal favorite revisited in 2020 for the pleasure of making it again — this time with a greater emphasis on detail and texture, and utilizing complex techniques and mixed-media. The composition is a 'mashup' of source imagery that has resonated with the artist: a ca.1910 French académie by an unknown painter in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a ca. 1905 photograph of a hydroelectric station discovered by chance on the Library of Congress website


  • The Workman's New Clothes is an original mixed-media work on paper by Philip Gladstone
  • Made with pen-and-ink, India ink wash, watercolor, watercolor pencils, Windsor & Newton pigmented markers, Chinese White, charcoal and white chalk with sgraffito on white clay-coated paper
  • Image measures 15-3/4 by 11-7/8 inches (as shown, sheet slightly larger)
  • Created in October 2020
  • Signed by the artist with his monogram (PG) and dated "2020", lower right; signed again with his full name and inscribed with the title on the reverse

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