acrylic and pastel
1.5 x 1.2 m

The painting was begun in Porthleven in summer 2017 and later reworked in 2018. Having begun as a mental poetic image of Jonah locked in the belly of the whale, below the sea, under a night sky, potentially as an image of the unconscious, the symbolic imagery later became subsumed within a unifying rhythmic dance of line.