Aisha of the Kasba

© The Estate of Edward Wolfe. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Frontal head and shoulders portrait of 'Aisha of the Kasba', a young black woman wearing a headscarf and pale dress. The subject's head rests against her right arm as she looks off to the right. A large bouquet of vivid flowers is visible in the background against a brightly coloured blue and green wall.

Manchester Art Gallery



Aisha of the Kasba


oil on canvas


H 53.6 x W 43.3 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from the Contemporary Art Society, 1931

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : tlc : artist's name : Wolfe


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