PORTRAIT OF A HIMBA GIRL
Original oil painting by Susana Zárate, contemporary fine art.
This is an impressionistic original painting, of a Himba girl , Namibia, Africa.
Himba people, are famous for covering themselves with otjize paste, a cosmetic mixture of butterfat and ochre pigment. Otjize is considered foremost a highly desirable aesthetic beauty cosmetic as well as protection from the extremely hot and dry climate of the Kaokoland.
Image Size: 11x14 in,
framed size 18x22 in
The painting is sent framed, with an 8 cm (3.2 in) wide frame, ready to hang. Glass is not suitable to be sent by post so the painting is supplied with Styrene safety glass, which has the same clarity as glass, but it is much durable and safer than traditional glass
Susana Zarate BA (Hons), works with a range of mediums and subjects from figurative, nudes, and animal portraits using oil and watercolours to abstract and semi-abstract landscapes using acrylics and mixed media.
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About the Artist
-Fine Art BA (Hons) at Northumbria University UK., Painting (2010) -A former member of "Cercle Artístic de Sant Lluc", Barcelona (2001-2004) Susana Zarate is a talented Spanish painter, sculptor, and jewellery maker, who live and work in Newcastle since 2004. Inspired by her own experiences ...