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Dreamy 1970s Portrait of a Woman by Roger Somville

S/N:RAB1306

1974

  • £500.00
  • €592 Euro
  • $689 US Dollar

United Kingdom

Hoarde Vintage Member since 2016
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Large Original Vintage Oil on Canvas Painting

by Roger Somville , Belgian (1923-2014)

A dreamy suggestion of a woman wearing a hat with a signature large eye, she appears to be holding a bunch of yellow flowers.

Painted largely in impasto.

Signed ‘Somville’ and dated ‘1974’ in the lower left.

Somville was an advocate for realism and was against abstraction as he thought it de-humanised art. He was a communist and also wrote extensively both about art and politics. He was a great mural painter and exhibited worldwide.

‘A Belgian Painter of an expressive and monumental style, concerned by the realities of the contemporary world.’ - LAROUSSE Grand Dictionnaire Encyclopédique.

Framed in a silvered and ebonised wooden frame.

The painting is generally in good vintage order with no real damage to speak of. There is a small amount of wear to the frame. Please see photos.

Overall measurements: 79cm x 65cm x 5cm.

Delivery is £45 to Mainland UK. If you live elsewhere please get in touch for an accurate quote. The shipping will automatically be added at check out unless you select collection.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 79cm (31.10in)
  • W: 65cm (25.59in)
  • D: 5cm (1.97in)

Period: 

1974

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