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    Sale 7435

    British Works on Paper

    21 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    Simeon Solomon (1840-1905)

    Head of a woman with red hair, in profile to the left

    Price Realised  

    Simeon Solomon (1840-1905)
    Head of a woman with red hair, in profile to the left
    signed with device and dated '1899' (lower right)
    watercolour
    9 x 7 in. (22.8 x 17.8 cm.)


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    The present watercolour relates to other compositions of a red-headed figure, sometimes male, sometimes female as in the present drawing and often sexually ambiguous. Study of a woman was sold in these Rooms, 20 November 2003, lot 141 and Head of a youth 16 November 2006, lot 208 are comparable works.

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