- Arthur Studd 1863–1919
- Pastel on paper
- Support: 235 x 381 mm
- Presented by R. Thomas 1918
N03277 PACIFIC ISLAND SUBJECT 1898
Inscr. ‘A. H. Studd 1898.’ b.l. and ‘1037’ c.r.
Black chalk and pastel on grey paper, 9 1/4×15 (23·5×38).
Presented by Robert Thomas 1918.
A study made during the artist's stay either at Tahiti or the Samoa Islands in 1898. The centre figure, a European in native dress, may possibly be a self-portrait.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II