Southampton, Millais Gallery, Richard Eurich: A Visionary Artist, 2003 (illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, no. 64). This exhibition toured to Bournemouth, Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, and the Fine Art Society, London;
Woking, The Lightbox, The Ingram Collection: The Human Face, 22 July – 28 September 2008;
Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, The Human Face, 27 January – 12 March 2016
The technique adopted in this timeless likeness is reminiscent of a mummy portrait or a Kees van Dongen, the Dutch Fauve, given the sitter’s direct stare and the absence of any spatial context. The identity of Cynthia is unknown; she appears before us as if a ghost.