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Lancelot Ribeiro
The Duchess


- - Ribeiro said he was really at his happiest when painting portraits. Indeed, his fascination with heads remained an enduring obsession throughout his life and he became driven by the idea to create an exhibition Heads - In and Out of Our Time. Ribeiro's heads are like icons, always painted from the front and derive from his past Goan and Catholic environment. A review of his Bombay exhibition of 1961 lists the types he painted: "colonialists, k
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LANCELOT RIBEIRO

ARTWORK DETAILS

  • Lancelot Ribeiro
  • The Duchess
  • Stamped with the artist's signature (verso)
  • 1964
  • Oil  on  board
  • 52.5 x 33.5 in (133.4 x 85.1 cm)
  • EXHIBITED:
    New Walk Museum, Leicester, 1986
    Lancelot Ribeiro, Paintings: A Retrospective 1960-1986, Swiss Cottage Library, London, 1986
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Figurative




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