I wanted to combine Topo’s rare business and advocacy skills with his background as an international prop forward. Dressed for business, he adopts the stance as if about to join a scrum, steeling himself physically and mentally. My point-of-view is from ground level – looking up as he towers over me.
The original painting (76 x 101.5cm) is oil on canvas and available now. Also A2 and A3 open edition archival pigment prints are available with a white border.