James BoswellLe Sphinx 1937

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James Boswell (1906‑1971)
Le Sphinx
Date 1937
MediumInk on paper
Dimensionssupport: 320 x 460 mm
Acquisition Presented by Ruth Boswell, the artist's widow 1982
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03459 LE SPHINX 1937

Black ink on paper 12 5/8 × 18 1/8 (320 × 460)
Not inscribed
Presented by Ruth Boswell 1982
Exh: James Boswell 1906–71 Drawings, illustrations and Paintings, Nottingham University Art Gallery, November–December 1976 (66); Le Sphinx, The Workshop Gallery, October 1977 (no catalogue); James Boswell 1906–1971, Royal College of Art, January 1978; [?] Paintings, drawings and prints by James Boswell Satirist, painter and illustrator 1906–1971, The Portico Library Gallery, Manchester, October–November 1978 (14–17, T03461 and three other [unspecified] drawings from the series were shown)

The following entry is based on a letter received from Sally Shuel on 19 June 1986, containing answers to the compiler's questions put to Betty Boswell on his behalf, on a letter from Ruth Boswell dated 30 April 1986, and on conversations with Sally Shuel and Ruth Boswell on 19 June 1986 and 26 June 1986 respectively… (read more)

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