Le manteau chinois

This is the last of Fergusson's full length portraits showing the influence of James Abbott MacNeill Whistler, taken to extremes here with the inclusion of a mock oriental signature motif. The painting also reveals strong Fauve elements not least in the treatment of the face.

  • Material/Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Date: 1909
  • Creator: John Duncan Fergusson
  • Accession number: 1992.216
  • Category: Fine Art
  • Subject: n/a