Goray Douglas (1920-1976) - 20th Century Pastel, Young Tibetan Girl
A vibrant and cheery portrait of a young girl in traditional Tibetan dress with a big smile and plaited hair. The artist shows a skilled hand with the medium and has captured a huge amount of character and fun in this portrait.
The artist has signed to the lower left corner. The painting is presented in a fine glazed, gilt effect frame with beaded strapwork.On textured wove.
The drawing and frame are in fine condition.
35.5 x 25cm (14" x 9.8")Framed Size: 60.5 x 50cm (23.8" x 19.7")
Goray Douglas, 1920 - 1976, was a Darjeeling artist. He was born in Maimio in Burma. He came to India following the Japanese invasion in 1942. Once here, a Mrs. Anderson, a resident of the hill town, helped him settle down. The love of the people and the place inspired him to create the wonderful works that made him famous all over the world. (He was untaught) Most of his portraits are about people he met in Darjeeling. One of his many masterpieces, Portrait of a Young Child was bought by Lord Mountbatten.
|Artist||Goray Douglas (1920-1976)|
|Dimensions||35.5 x 25cm|
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