CHRISTOPHER PRATT, R.C.A.
CHRISTMAS EVE AT 12 O'CLOCK, 1995
signed, titled, dated, and numbered 20/100 in pencil to margin
image 8 ins x 9 ins; 20.3 cms x 22.9 cms
This self portrait was inspired by the Thomas Hardy poem, "The Oxen,"
If someone said on Christmas Eve,
'Come; see the oxen kneel
'In the lonely barton yonder coomb
Our childhood used to know,'
I should go with him in the gloom,
Hoping it might be so.
-Mira Godard Gallery correspondance, October 1995
Private Collection, Ontario