Perfume Portrait #108 – Sharon Mossbeck

Sharon Mossbeck 50ml EDT

Head – Mandarin, peppermint.

Heart – Rose

Body – White Musk, Leather

Description – Embrace life and banish ills with this ode to a plague doctor mask.

Mossbeck’s St Nicholas symbolically references the Patron Saint of sailors. There is a legend that during St Nicholas’s lifetime he appeared to sailors in a storm who prayed to him, and safely helped them to port. This work is part of a larger series of paintings inspired by martyr Saints; drawing on symbolism, myth and traditional iconography.

Mossbeck’s work and corresponding perfume portrait were exhibited at Centrespace Gallery, Bristol, in October 2019.

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