Ruth Everard Haden (South African, 1904-1992) Nude seated on a green cushion
Lot 111*
Ruth Everard Haden (South African, 1904-1992) Nude seated on a green cushion
£5,000 - 8,000
US$ 8,400 - 14,000
Lot Details
Ruth Everard Haden (South African, 1904-1992)
Nude seated on a green cushion
signed 'Ruth Everard' (lower right)
oil on canvas
80 x 64cm (31 1/2 x 25 3/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired by Mr Nico Prinsloo directly from the artist
    Thence by direct descent to the current owner


    Another picture, Nude, depicting a similar subject in a similar pose, is illustrated in The Everard Phenomenon (p.88, cat. 29).

    The present lot was most likely painted by the artist while she spent time in well known studios in Paris.

    'One is aware that [this is a work] painted after acquaintance with contemporary movements; Cubism, Vorticism, Futurism, and the work of Cezanne and Matisse.'(Ibid.)

    BIBLIOGRAPHY:
    The Everard Phenomenon: an exhibition of paintings by the Everard family curated for the Standard Bank Gallery, (Johannesburg, 2000)
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