21 September 2000
Gerard Sekoto (1913-1993)
Portrait of a Man
signed and dated 'G SEKOTO/68' (lower right)
21 x 14¼in. (53.3 x 36.2cm.)
Barbara Lindop has commented that the present lot is based on Sekoto's Womens Head's of the early 1960s, themselves inspired by the arrival of Miriam Makeba in New York, and her face on the cover of Time magazine.
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