Elderly Man - South Sotho

CCAC #: 0275
Artwork title: Elderly Man - South Sotho
Artist(s): Barbara Tyrrell
Year made: 1949
Artwork type: Paper
Medium: Acrylic and Oil on board
Framed dimensions (in mm): 747 x 575
Artwork series: Barbara Tyrrell's ethnographic drawings
Source: Donated by artist
Year acquired: 2008
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: On private display

An elderly South Sotho man donning the simpler style worn by his age group. He is on a long journey by foot, accompanied by his personal music to entertain himself. According to Tyrrell, the man produced a soft rhythmic tinkle with his musical bow.

CCAC 432178

Photographer: Staff
Photo copyright: CCT

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