To Every Purpose, Study, 8x16", oil on linen panel, 2016.To Every Purpose, Study, 8x16", oil on linen panel, 2016. This painting of Dave is intended to be a study for a larger painting. The title, "To Every Purpose," comes from Ecclesiastes 3, which begins, "To everything, there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:" Dave personifies work in this painting with the gear representing the turning of time.
Location: Houston, Texas. Keywords: dave malin (12), figurative (105), oil painting (177), portrait (117), study (3).