These photos were taken by me in October 2012.
I admit I did wonder about the source material for this piece. It seemed a bit random to see Rory holding a flower (a carnation) instead of a guitar, not that one wants to pigeonhole the man.
Upon further investigation, it seems the piece is based on a photograph of Rory taken in 1976 in Cleveland, Ohio. Here's a link to a copy of the photograph and some information on when and where it was taken:
Mr. Zara's exhibition at The Pavilion pub last year (called "Vincentzara Sells Out") included a big version of this Rory piece on canvas. Here are some links to pictures of the painting in situ on the walls of the Pav:
and also https://www.facebook.com/vincentzaracork/media_set?set=a.108445375932325.15212.100003005906098&type=3#!/photo.php?fbid=295563590553835&set=a.108445375932325.15212.100003005906098&type=3&theater