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The pale shapes revealed here beyond the red bed curtains1 appear to be the naked lower legs of a woman, drawn up with the knees parted and the ankles crossed; their contours are lightly emphasised in red, but the rest of the figure is undefined.
For a discussion of the improvisatory and often erotic nature of the watercolour studies making up most of this sketchbook, see the Introduction.
See Rosenberg 2007, pp.117, 327 note 22.
Blank, save for offsetting of watercolour from folio 6 recto opposite (D28796).