Vladimir Tretchikoff’s paintings have become synonym with style of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Any decent retro home normally has a piece of Tretchikoff in it somewhere, normally a reproduction printed on a tea towel or mug (or is that just me?!).
|Image sourced from the bbc.co.uk/news|
Well if you fancy the genuine article then you may be in luck, on the 20th March Bonhams will be selling an original Chinese Girl Portrait as part of their South African Art sale. The contrast between the gold gown and the blue complexion have made this particular piece one of Tretchikoff’s most popular paintings. But with the portrait estimated to reach up to £500,000 you might need to raid those savings for the ultimate luxury in retro home decor! Check out the full BBC article HERE.