- John Wheatley 1892–1955
- Chalk on paper
- Support: 559 x 445 mm
- Purchased 1924
N03851 MOTHER AND CHILD 1915
Inscr. ‘John Wheatley, 1915’ b.r.
Chalk, 22×17 1/2 (56×24).
Purchased from Campbell Dodgson (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1924.
Coll: Purchased by Campbell Dodgson from the artist.
Repr: Burlington Magazine, XXXIX, 1921, p.139.
The drawing is of the artist's wife Grace and their baby daughter Elizabeth, born 15 July 1915, and was done in the following September (letter from the artist's widow, 12 January 1956).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
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