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An exotic Eastern street scene, with a young lantern-maker in a long red coat and green turban, on the left, seated on a bench outside a workshop. Beside him stands a young woman in a long blue gown and gold Turkish slippers, the lower part of her face hidden by a black veil. The lantern maker is shown leaning forward with his hand outstretched, feeling her face beneath the veil. His other hand touches her wrist.
oil on panel
H 29.4 x W 18.8 cm
gift from Mr James Gresham, 1917
Signed blc (mon) : Whh