'Native women with mats' signed 'Rupert Shephard' (lower right); bears exhibition label (verso) oil and tempera on composition board 61 x 91.5cm (24 x 36in).
PROVENANCE: Ex. collection Mr B. Fairfax Hall, Esq. Thos. Agnew & Sons, London, no.22 A private collection
Shephard resided in South Africa from 1948 until 1963, during which time he was Director of the Michaelis School of Fine Art in Cape Town and Chairman of the Fine Arts Committee of the South African Association of Arts.