Five Aces

Artwork details: gouache, 12 x 9 inches (30 x 23 cm), 2008.

Five Aces - Demons at a card game

Devils cheat at cards, just as one would imagine. The trouble is they all cheat, which is fair, in a way. Unfortunately all of them have an ace up their... well they have an ace anyway... and it's the same ace in each case, which is going to cause trouble. The she-devil on the right also has a '666' - which is probably a winning hand in Hell. I don't know, I've never been much good at cards.

And the naked blokes? they're some of the damned. You get a lot of damned souls in Hell, obviously, and not a lot of tables and chairs, so the devils have to improvise.

Five Aces - close-up

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