The Absent Drinker - Original Painting
"The jukebox remains silent, no longer needed to provide the soundtrack to idle chatter. The lights on the beer pumps glow but no one is there to see them let alone taste their liquid delights. Every now and then the one-armed bandit sings out like a caged songbird, calling to a mate who will never visit. On the wall a poster advertises a special night of entertainment and fun, like a map to the mythical paradise of Shangri-la. The landlord sits at the end of the bar leant over today’s newspaper, improving his crossword skills. 6 down, (6,7) “Death knell of the local” A_S_NT D_I_KER" - Pete McKee
Emulsion on board
Measurements including frame: 64cm x 78.7cm
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