ILLUSTRATION FOR THE 'LOVERS OF ORELAY' BY GEORGE MOORE
Mary Hutchinson posed for Henry Tonks’s comic, Boucher-esque illustrations of ‘The Lovers of Orelay’, a somewhat scandalous episode in the autobiography, Memoirs of My Dead Life, first published in 1906, by his good friend, the Irish author George Moore.
signed with initials and dedicated
pencil and chalk on card
25.5 by 39.5cm.; 10¼ by 15½in.
Gifted by the Artist to Mary Hutchinson, and thence by descent to the late owner