John Wonnacott (5)

I always enjoy going to see John Wonnacott in Chalkwell-on-Sea, particularly today having spent much of the early stages of lockdown studying – and writing about – his work based on what I thought was a comprehensive archive of his work online (

But then, I hadn’t registered his powerful Portrait with Three Scars (2011-12), painted after he had been in hospital:-

There was another recent – and very strong – Self-portrait, painted, I presume, during lockdown:-

And here is John himself, painting in the garden:-


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