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I wouldn’t say that it looks nothing like him.It certainly captures the determination behind that jutting square jaw … and the more you look the more alike they are.The amusing factor for me is that if you really look closely at the Jamie Wyeth illustration – the one you reference a few posts earlier – the profile of the face in that is 100% Harry Andrews :)
Just by the way...Stevenson's model for Long John Silver was the one-legged writer and critic Willam E. Henley, (whose portrait bust can still be seen in London's National Portrait Gallery.) RLS and Henley co-wrote a version of the Jekyll and Hyde tale as a play: "Deacon Brodie".Henley had a reputation as a charmer, a talker and a drinker. The much younger Stevenson adored him and took him as his mentor...Very different from his own strict Calvinist papa.
Love the quick sketch!! It's free, simple but rich!
Great drawing! Your overall work is astounding.
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