Carved Figure European District Officer Portrait Challenge

Art. Head and shoulders of person wearing a safari helmet, smoking a large pipe with smart woollen safari suit. Their shoulders and body are very slim. Around them are whisps of smoke.

My version of‘Figure of a European district officer’, carved by an unknown Yoruba artist in Ijebu Ode, southwest Nigeria, in the style of artist Thomas Ona Odulate. Early 1900s at Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter. For Thursday #PortraitChallenge with @ StudioTeaBreak on Twitter

Collage of 4 images showing original carved figure and artist version in colour.

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