Turandot by Kevin Sinnott

The work centres on Puccini's last opera which tells the tale of the vengeful Princess Turandot.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
281 x 201 cm
Acquired in:
2002
Presented by:
Anonymous through The Art Fund

She decreed that anyone seeking her hand in marriage must answer three riddles or die. The attempt by Prince Calaf to win her hand forms the core of the drama. This work is more illustrative than many of Sinnott's paintings from the same time. This work is part of a collection of late 20th-century British paintings donated through the Art Fund to four galleries. All eight paintings take as their subject the human figure.

Provenance

The artist; Bernard Jacobson Gallery; private collection.

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, CARDIFF Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

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