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Two Nudes

© estate of Peter de Francia, courtesy James Hyman Gallery, London. Photo credit: Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

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This monumental painting has a classical simplicity and tenderness that contrasts with the artist's political and social allegories. It relates to the enduring tradition of the female nude in Western art, and in particular to the Orientalist depictions of odalisques, or female nudes in the harem, by artists such as Ingres, Delacroix and Matisse. The complex pose of the nude washing her feet relates to other works by Peter de Francia on the same theme.

Pallant House Gallery

Chichester

  • Date

    1973

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    178 x 152 cm

  • Accession number

    CHCPH 1276

  • Acquisition method

    gift from Colin St John Wilson through the National Art Collections Fund, 2004

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Pallant House Gallery

9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1TJ England

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