I found Jean Labourdettes, alias TURF ONEs website by accident and by viewing his work i started laughing. Not because he is so funny, but his painted characters are packed with attitude and personality, they are about to burst.
He is claimed to be "somewhat obsessed with Victorian-looking midgets, sporting dandy facial hair, Russion icons, dead things of all sorts, carnival sideshows and seedy vermin-infested theatre stages"(taken from the Bio on his website).
Maybe I should just
more about Turf One here