Jacob Hendrik Pierneef - Rainclouds and Sunshine, SWA

“ Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef Rainclouds and Sunshine, South West Africa, oil on canvas, 39 x cm ”

In 1950, a teenager in a Cape Town laundrette was spotted by a Russian artist, who made her face one of the most famous in the world !

I was the Chinese Girl in Tretchikoff's painting

Monika Pon-su-san: The Chinese Girl in Vladimir Tretchikoff’s painting

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