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    Sale 7363

    Christopher Wood A Very Victorian Eye

    28 February 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 181

    Henry Holiday (1839-1927)

    Study of a draped classical figure, full-length

    Price Realised  

    Henry Holiday (1839-1927)
    Study of a draped classical figure, full-length
    pencil and red chalk
    12 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (32.7 x 17.5 cm.)


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    Holiday was a painter, illustrator, glassmaker, enamelist and sculptor. He studied at Leigh's Academy and at the Royal Academy Schools. His figurative work is heavily influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites, as can be seen in the present drawing. In 1890 he founded his own glassworks at Hampstead, producing stained glass windows. His most famous illustrations were produced for Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark.

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