A01064 [from] MISCELLANEOUS DRAWINGS, MOSTLY SKETCHES FOR ‘WUTHERING HEIGHTS’ [A01064-A01073]
Presented by Mrs F. Samuel, Mrs E. Bishop and Michel H. Salaman through the Contemporary Art Society 1941.
Coll: As for N05418.
(i) CATHERINE LEANING ON A WALL
Pen and blue wash on paper, 11×8 1/2 (28×21); drawing framed with an outline, 9 1/4×6 1/2 (23·5×16·5).
An illustration to Chapter 9. Catherine is seen waiting for Heathcliff the night he ran away:
‘Catherine would not be persuaded into tranquillity. She kept wandering to and fro, from the gate to the door, in a state of agitation, which permitted no repose; and, at length, took up a permanent situation on one side of the wall, near the road; where, heedless of any expostulations, and the growling thunder, and the great drops that began to plash around her, she remained calling, at intervals, and then listening, and then crying outright…