Study of Two Female Figures

Drawing details

Title: Study of Two Female Figures
Media: Black and white chalk on blue paper
Dimensions: 21.8 x 26.7 cm
Location: Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire
Picture credit: Wyre Forest District Council Museum Service, Calderdale Museums and Arts
Reference number: 1974-370.13
Inscriptions: Inscribed on mount "S/L 8.2[?]" in pencil.

Interpretation

The figure on the right appears to be a child.

Description

Left of sheet: three-quarter length nude study of a standing female figure, in profile, facing to the right. The figure stands on the right leg and raises the left knee in front of her. She leans forward and rests the right arm on an object, possibly the back of a chair. The left arm is not seen. The figure's hair is tied up. Right of sheet: full-length nude study of a standing female figure, facing to the right. The head is turned to the left. The left hand holds a pitcher by her side, and a second pitcher is held under her left arm. The right hand supports it under the neck of the pitcher. The figure's hair is tied up. 

Provenance

Presented to Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire, in the early 1930s 

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