Grace Wheatley Seated Woman 1913

Artwork details

Artist
Grace Wheatley 1888–1970
Title
Seated Woman
Date 1913
Medium Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 356 x 254 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1922
Reference
N03642
Not on display

Catalogue entry

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.

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

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