11 Rue de Miromesnil Paris 75008 , France Call Seller 123


An African portrait with red and black tribal makeup by Jean Poulain, Art Deco

$ 6,300
  • Description
    This striking portrait of an African lady is by Jean Poulain, a Belgian painter who lived in Congo before the decolonisation. He travelled extensively throughout Africa in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. He is best known for the portraits and wild animals he painted during his travels at the heart of Africa.

    Signed and dated « Jean Poulain 1946 » bottom right. Gouache and pastel on paper. Another portrait in the same style and same size is proposed by the gallery making a beautiful pair.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Gouache, Pastel, Paper.
    Creation Date: 1946
    Styles / Movements: Art Deco, Modern
    Dealer Reference #: 167
    Incollect Reference #: 290826
  • Dimensions
    W. 25.98 in; H. 31.5 in; D. 0.79 in;
    W. 65.99 cm; H. 80.01 cm; D. 2.01 cm;
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