Sir Gerald Festus Kelly (1879-1972):
Ma Si Gyaw, Pose II, January 1920
Framed (ref: 71)
Signed and dated and inscribed on the reverse 'Mandalay 1919'; further inscribed by John Napper, 'Given to JN by GK'
Oil on panel, 13 1/2 x 10 in. (35 x 25.5 cm.)
See all works by Sir Gerald Festus Kelly oil panel Orientalism
Provenance: given by Kelly to his assistant, the artist John Napper
In a silver gesso patterned Rowley frame
He painted several poses of Ma Si Gyaw, this being Pose II, the Tate Gallery holding Pose IV (accession number NO3001).