HERBERT JAMES DRAPER | Study for 'Song'
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Property of a Gentleman

HERBERT JAMES DRAPER | Study for 'Song'

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Property of a Gentleman

HERBERT JAMES DRAPER | Study for 'Song'

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Gentleman


HERBERT JAMES DRAPER

1863-1920

Study for 'Song'


black and white chalks on brown paper

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Condition Report

The sheet undulates slightly and there is a crease across the sheet just above her knees. The sheet is not laid down.


FRAME

The drawing is contained in a black and gilt wooden frame with a clean mount and under glass.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

The studio of the artist and thence to his daughter Miss Yvonne Draper and by further descent

Exhibited

London, Julian Hartnoll Gallery, A Third and Final Exhibition of Drawings by Herbert Draper (1864-1920), autumn 2003, no.27

Literature

Simon Toll, Herbert Draper 1863-1920 – A Life Study, 2003, p. 188 cat.no.HJD.135.ii

Catalogue Note

Song was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1908 but is now lost. A professional model, Rachel Lee posed for the present drawing and a similar example (sold in these rooms, 10 December 2014, lot 6).

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Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist Art
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