Guusje Bertholet, ‘Sadhu V’, 2015, White Court Art

From Guusjes' series of paintings featuring Hindi holy men. Sadhu is Sanskrit for good or holy man & these spiritual adventurers are revered as representatives of the gods by Hindus. A large & imposing piece there is a real quality to Guusjes' interpretation of this mendicant ascetic; every line on the face tells a story, the deep gaze of wise eyes tells of knowledge. This truly a portrait of depth and fascination.

Signature: verso

About Guusje Bertholet

Dutch, based in Netherlands

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