Evie HoneHead of Christ c.1949-50

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Evie Hone (1894‑1955)
Head of Christ
Date c.1949-50
MediumGouache on paper
Dimensionssupport: 552 x 705 mm
Acquisition Bequeathed by Mrs Nancy Connell, the artist's sister 1958
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00205 HEAD OF CHRIST c. 1949–50

Not inscribed.

Gouache, 21 3/4×27 3/4 (55·5×70·5); the actual drawing is on irregular shaped paper mounted diagonally.
Bequeathed by Mrs Nancy Connell 1958.

A study, found in the artist's studio after her death, for the Crucifixion in Eton College Chapel. See T00204.

Two other drawings for the head of Christ were included in the Evie Hone exhibitions (Dublin 36 and 42; London 69 and 70), as well as two monotypes (Dublin 12 and 15; London 80 and 81), and a stained-glass panel lent by the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres (Dublin 75; London 23, repr. in both catalogues, Dublin pl.11, London pl.6).

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

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