The Dog on Platform 6

Barrie Petterson

The first dog I placed on a snowy platform was in order to correct a bad piece of composition. Since then abandoned dogs have threatened to take over my easel. This note appears on the back of the painting of Platform 5 onwards, and promises to appear on many more such is their popularity. Once the station numbers reach double figures, and stations grow unaccountably large, I will have to revert to Platform 1A etc. And remember: a dog is not just for Christmas.
[Image inspired on & Danish Railway, but unable to trace and attribute photographer]
Barrie Petterson 2013

  • Media: Acrylics
  • Size: 24 x 12 inches

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