N05420 FIRESIDE WITH WOMAN AND DOG c.1899
Pen and wash, 15 5/8×11 (40×28).
Presented by Mrs F. Samuel, Mrs E. Bishop and Michel H. Salaman through the Contemporary Art Society 1941.
Coll: As for No.5418.
One of many sketches made at Great Tomkins in 1899 and afterwards used for illustrations to Wuthering Heights (see N05273). The model was the sister of the owner of the house and she was wearing an old costume purchased by the artist in a market in the East End of London and used in a number of her drawings.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I