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Self Portrait at Cricklewood

© the artist / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Ruth Borchard Collection

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The self portrait shows Howard in his studio, a brush resting in his hand, his unseen left hand maybe raised in the act of painting. Though informal in his open-necked white shirt, the artist is upright in posture and seems self-absorbed. Daylight streaming from a window hews out strong facial features. His eyes seem impenetrably dark. The sensual mouth is still. The face gives little away.

The Ruth Borchard Collection




oil on canvas


H 61 x W 31 cm

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acquired by Ruth Borchard as part of the original collection

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The Ruth Borchard Collection

Greater London England

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