This original oil painting study was for a large concept sketch for the character of “Maxine” from the 1948 radio play "The Thing on the Fourble Board". The creature in the play is revealed to be a half spider, half woman and invisible. The narrator falls in love with her and marries her (as discovered in a twist ending). He solves the problem of her being invisible by covering her human half in makeup and paint. Here, the viewer to feel like they just came across her in her house, decorated with their memories and there is something just not right…
6" x 7"
Oil on Belgian portrait linen, mounted on 1/4" board.
Painting is offered unframed