- Grace Wheatley 1888–1970
- Graphite and watercolour on paper
- Support: 356 x 254 mm
- Purchased 1922
N03642 SEATED WOMAN 1913
Pencil and watercolour, 14×10 (36×25).
Purchased from the artist (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1922.
Exh: Reopening Exhibition, Grosvenor Galleries, February–March 1921 (128), as ‘La Femme Endormie’.
Repr: Tate Gallery Illustrations, 1928, pl.194.
The sitter was the artist's sister, Mrs Fenwick, and the drawing was done one morning when she fell asleep in the studio. A small painting entitled 'The Waiting Room was also done from this sketch and was exhibited at the Nameless Exhibition, Grosvenor Galleries, 1921 (27). It belongs to the artist.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II