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All Welsh Rugby Players Go to Heaven

© the artist. Photo credit: World Rugby Museum

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This painting depicts a Welsh rugby player wearing full kit, holding a ball and 'flying' in the air above rolling hills. In the background there is a rugby stadium and in the foreground there are two open graves. The landscape is dotted with rugby goal posts.

American-born artist Paine Proffitt studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, as well as spending a year studying at the University of Brighton’s art and design department.

World Rugby Museum





oil on canvas


H 51 x W 76 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased, 2006

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World Rugby Museum

Twickenham Stadium, Rugby Road, Twickenham, Greater London TW1 1DZ England

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