Description & Technical information

Black chalk on paper; a page from a sketchbook. A slight sketch of a standing youth drawn in pencil on the verso.

The present sheet is a preparatory study for Alethea Garstin’s painting The Moroccan Bride (see comparative image), which recently appeared at auction.

Period:  20th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Black chalk on paper
Dimensions: 30 x 22.9 cm (11³/₄ x 9 inches)
Provenance: From one of the artist’s sketchbooks, and thence by descent in the family of the artist.
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints