James Charles

Studies of Landscapes and Figures

c.1902

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Artist
James Charles 1851–1906
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 241 x 292 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the artist's widow 1907
Reference
N02125

Catalogue entry

N02125 STUDIES OF LANDSCAPES AND FIGURES c. 1902

 
Stamped ‘J Charles’, the ‘J’ and ‘C’ in monogram, b.l. and inscribed ‘James Charles 79’ on reverse.
Pencil on sugar paper, irregular, 9 1/2×11 1/2 (24×29).
Presented by the artist's widow 1907.

The girl reading is the artist's daughter Ida, later Mrs C. Curtis. She was born in 1886 and appears to be about sixteen. Like N02124 this was made at East Ashling, Sussex.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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