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Like An Old, Pointed Fish ©2008 Falconer/Gunasegaram. 
29" x 28" (74 x 71 cm) acrylic paint and oil pastel on hand-made rice paper

The title of this painting,
Like An Old, Pointed Fish, is taken from
Marcel Proust's enduring masterpiece, In Search of Lost Time
Penguin Classics DeluxeEdition
, volume 4, p. 402
 "...looked like old, pointed fish,
imbricated with scales, moss-covered and ruddy, which,
without appearing to move,
were rising in a
blue,  transparent water."