• Victorian and British Impressi auction at Christies

    Sale 5615

    Victorian and British Impressionist Pictures

    17 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919)

    A group of eight figure and drapery studies

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    Evelyn De Morgan (1855-1919)
    A group of eight figure and drapery studies
    one signed with monogram and dated 'EP 1883' (centre right)
    one pencil, seven coloured chalks, six on black paper, one on brown paper, unframed
    24 7/8 x 18¼ in. (63.3 x 46.4 cm.); and smaller
    eight in the lot (8)


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    The pencil drawing of the young girl dated 1883 depicts Jane Hales, a model and sometimes maid for the de Morgans, she posed for important oils such as Love's Passing, 1883-4, The Dryad, 1884-5 and The Sea Maidens, 1885-6 (all De Morgan Foundation).

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