Study for 'The Garden of the Hesperides': Female Figure with Snake

Drawing details

Title: Study for 'The Garden of the Hesperides': Female Figure with Snake
Date: c.1892
Media: Black and white chalk on brown paper
Dimensions: 22.7 x 21.4 cm
Location: Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire
Picture credit: Wyre Forest District Council Museum Service, Calderdale Museums and Arts
Reference number: 1974-370.14
Inscriptions: Inscribed on mount "Mrs R Barrington at:72 -- --" in pencil.

Description

Full-length nude study for the central figure in the painting 'The Garden of the Hesperides' (c.1892, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight). Part of the snake across her lap is also drawn. 

Provenance

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

Related Paintings/Projects

'The Garden of the Hesperides' 'The Garden of the Hesperides'
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