(Peter Von Rawita-Ostrowski)
abstract, indigenous Peruvian mother with children
sgn. and dated l.r. Pedro Ostrowski 1962, o/b, 28 by 28 in., original frame
old paper label on reverse: painted by Count Pedro Ostrowski, shipibo indian of the Ucayali river/this group of indians are settled...city of Pucallpa (Eastern Peru)
Ostrowski, born in Austria, studied in the early twenties in Munich with Becker-Gundah. He later moved to Peru and Argentina.
Paint loss to frame.