Commissioned Painting
Sasha Chermayeff Commissioned Painting oil on canvas
For RFK, JR - seascape (unfinished)
2005-2006
oil on canvas
64 x 48 inches

The work was interpreted from a mural at the town hall, in Tisbury, MA. It tells the story of a famous 19th century whaling expedition that became Martha's Vineyard lore.
Sasha Chermayeff Commissioned Painting
detail of unfinished top left

Robert F. Kennedy JR asked for a painting in Sasha's "inimitable style" to depict the peg-leg captain Daggett, and his crew, posing before a painting of their near disaster in the south seas. A painting of a painting within a painting.......

Sasha Chermayeff Commissioned Painting
detail- stripping and boiling whale blubber
Sasha Chermayeff Commissioned Painting
detail lower left corner (unfinished)

Sasha Chermayeff Commissioned Painting
detail, hand
Sasha Chermayeff Commissioned Painting
detail of harpooner (unfinished)

Sasha Chermayeff Commissioned Painting oil on canvas
Finished RFK commission
2006
oil on canvas
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