Head of a Woman in Red Turban By Lamplight by Eugene Delacroix

The sitter is shown in three-quarter profile, her head tilted back leaning over to her left as though reclining.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
41 x 35 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £9,800)
Acquired in:
1962
Vendor:
Daber, Paris

Her dark hair shows beneath a light-red turban; she wears a turquoise earring and, below her throat, a gilt brooch on a dark grey or black gown.

Provenance

Dr Sabouraud.

Venue details

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queen's Road, BRISTOL Bristol BS8 1RL 0117 922 3571 www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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