Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Old Woman in Orange Grove

(private collection)

description A head-and-shoulders portrait, in three quarter face view with head turned to the right, of an elderly woman in an orange grove in Israel; a headscarf covers her grey hair. The figure is flatly modelled and the woman's features pinched and thin but offset by the vibrant blue of her dress and the backdrop of brilliantly-coloured oranges.

date 1958

location Israel

dimensions 37 x 24 cm

medium oil on paper

exhibition history 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Exhibition', Margaret Fisher, 3 Lambolle Road, London, NW3, 5-31 Oct 1981, (15), £100.

reference 50-f1