Older Lady - Sotho

CCAC #: 0270
Artwork title: Older Lady - Sotho
Artist(s): Barbara Tyrrell
Year made: 1949
Artwork type: Painting
Medium: Acrylic and Oil on Board
Dimensions (mm): 615 x 600
Artwork series: Barbara Tyrrell's ethnographic drawings
Source: Donated by artist
Year acquired: 2009
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: In storage

Tyrrell writes that a German trader brought blankets from Bali to South Africa, which became sought after by the Sotho, as seen worn by the woman stirring the pot. Balinese influence still remains as do some very old blankets from Bali.

CCAC 435650

Photographer: Staff
Photo copyright: CCT

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