Not on display
- Bernard Meninsky 1891–1950
- Graphite on paper
- Support: 546 × 451 mm
- Presented by the artist's widow 1958
T00170 HEAD OF A GIRL 1944
Inscr. ‘Meninsky’ b.r.
Black chalk on white prepared ground, 21 1/2×17 3/4 (52×45).
Presented by Mrs Nora Meninsky in memory of her husband 1958.
Exh: Arts Council, London and tour, 1951–2 (69); Ben Uri Gallery, summer 1957 (22), as ‘Isobel’.
Drawn at Oxford in 1944; the model was a fifteen-year-old girl called Isobel.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II