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© the estate of Euan Uglow / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: British Council Collection

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A woman reclines in glowing white, her posture a combination of relaxed elegance and studied, thoughtful tension, pressing together index finger and thumb on each hand. Although we have a full view of her face, she is looking outside the field of the canvas – dark eyes staring into the middle distance. Whilst Euan Uglow's studies of nudes are among his best-known works of the 1970s, the portrait Georgia has both a tonal quality and an engagement with the subject that sets it apart from the colder objectivity of the nudes.

British Council Collection





oil on canvas


H 83.8 x W 111.8 cm

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purchased from Browse and Darby, 1983

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British Council Collection

Visual Arts, Arts Group, 10 Spring Gardens, London, Greater London SW1A 2BN England

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