Sackcloth
Sackcloth | 1988
oil on canvas with collage | 71 x 56 cm

Sackcloth, n. a terrestrial stuff, a celestial stuff.

He that thus hungers is sure to be filled.
Fasting may prevent starving, and wearing
SACKCLOTH for a while keep us from
wearing it all our days.

South, Sermons

(Ian Hamilton Finlay, A Concise Classical Dictionary,
Wild Hawthorn Press, 1988)

Hughson Gallery Exhibitions

Paintings 1986-1988

Blue teapot, pink jug