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Oil on canvas
56 x 68 ins (142.24 x 172.72 cms)
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By the Grace of God - Paintings and Poems by Gary Bunt, Unicorn Publishing, 2016. Illustrated pages 64-65.
Poem on the reverse:
THERE'S AN OINK OINK OVER YONDER
THERE'S AN OINK OINK OVER THERE
ALL THEY DO IS OINK OINK OINK
THEY'RE OINKING EVERYWHERE
NOW IF I'D LISTENED TO JESUS
HE'D FULFIL MY WISH
HE'D FEED THESE PIGS IN SECONDS
WITH SEVEN LOAVES AND SOME FISH
ALAS I DON'T READ MY BIBLE
THE GOSPELS LONG FORGOTTEN
SO I HAVE TO CARRY BUCKETS OF FOOD
THAT'S ALL GONE OFF AND ROTTEN
I BET HE'S HAVING A GOOD OLD LAUGH
AS I WALK TO AND FRO
WHY DIDN'T I FOLLOW THE SHEPHERD ?
E, I BLOODY O.
There are 3,999 pigs in the main painting, but a small oil of the missing piglet accompanies the main work. It has this poem on the bacK
YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR ME
BUT BECAUSE I'M
I WENT UNDER
THE GATE AND
HID MYSELF ON
OF THE WALL.
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