'Young Boy'

Francois Krige

Unknown

Oil on Canvas

Francois Krige has an eye for detail. In his artworks, he manages to capture a soft expression, a glint in the eye, or a peculiar characteristic. The fall of the boy’s shirts peeling open draws attention. The young subject’s face has a soft and curious expression, and his silhouette seems to be almost like a cutout against the lighter background. Perhaps he seeks to capture a boyhood innocence out of nostalgia for his own past.

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