C'mon!... This is a wonderful portrait.
You have unified a set of exceptional aspects into a unified realization which is inpsiring to view.
You have portrayed what is most essential and natural to his personality and this is the core of the work. On the whole, however, this is a sweet delight to enjoy .. like a festival for the eyes.
A masterfully crafted portrayal.
With warm regard,
You are deeply welcome!
I was looking at this portrait over the weekend while strolling through my favorites. It still moves me.
I like your style .. very much; it is distinctive and passionate. This particular portrayal is Classic in that you 'nailed' his personality down while setting the portrait within your own visual realm. Play that down, if you must, but such craft is rare and pleasureable to view when you find it.