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A color, oil self-portrait of the artist in a light blue collared shirt with the top button unbuttoned, and red suspenders.   The background is a dull green, composed of wavy, seaweed-like brushstrokes, not unlike impressionist painter Van Gogh's similarly-styled self-portrait.  He stares sternly off to the right (at a 45 degree angle). His hair is black, with some grey mixed in.

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