Ainu Woman -- Ethnic Portrait of Asian WomanAinu Woman -- Ethnic Portrait of Asian Woman
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Product description:This is a portrait of an early 20th century Ainu woman, an indigenous people from Japan and Russia, but originally distinct from the Japanese. The women were fond of necklaces of glass beads, embroidered headbands, and earrings that were metal rings with a ball. They also traditionally had tattooed mouths--making their lips look grotesquely long & large--although this lovely woman does not. One of my artistic goals is to present and preserve the various indigenous cultures and peoples around the world, many of whom are in danger of becoming "extinct." 9" x12", pastel & charcoal on 98-lb. tinted paper
 
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Ainu Woman -- Ethnic Portrait of Asian Woman

Paintings by gypsy whimsy art

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  • Product ID#: 209510
  • Dimensions: 9.0" width x12.0" height x.1" depth
  • Weight: 1
  • Materials: Charcoal, Mixed Media, Paper, Pastel
  • Subject: Cultural, People
  • Style: Contemporary, Realism, Vintage
  • Colors: Blue, Gray

Artwork Description: This is a portrait of an early 20th century Ainu woman, an indigenous people from Japan and Russia, but originally distinct from the Japanese. The women were fond of necklaces of glass beads, embroidered headbands, and earrings that were metal rings with a ball. They also traditionally had tattooed mouths--making their ...
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Artist Bio ~ I sign my work “Somogyi,” the ethnically-correct spelling of my Hungarian surname. ~ My education includes a B.A. in Theater as well as a Professional Certificate--Summa Cum Laude in Fashion Design. In 1987 one of my fashion designs won second prize in the "Suit of the Future" national design contest. ~ In 2014, at age 68, I turned my creative focus to drawing & painting and often create dimension in my art with fabric, apparel trim, feathers, jewelry, Swarovski rhinestones & beads, and paper collage. As a belly dancer, I spent...read more