Charles Samuel Keene

Self-Portrait, Seated

?1885

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Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 140 x 89 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Phyllis Keene 1976
Reference
T02088

Catalogue entry

T02088 SELF-PORTRAIT ? 1885

Pencil, with a touch of white, on two joined pieces of a brown envelope, 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 (14.0 × 8.9)
Presented by Mrs Phyllis Keene 1976
Prov: As for T02082.

Keene frequently used the backs of envelopes for drawing on. This one has a London postmark with what appears to be the date 1885.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1976-8: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1979