Sir Edward John Poynter, P.R.A. (1826-1919)
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Sir Edward John Poynter, P.R.A. (1826-1919)

Study of a reclining figure for 'Horae Serenae'

Details
Sir Edward John Poynter, P.R.A. (1826-1919)
Study of a reclining figure for 'Horae Serenae'
with the artist's studio stamp (lower right)
pencil and black and white chalk on terracotta paper
11 x 14 ¾ in. (27.9 x 37.5 cm.)
Provenance
with Guy Peppiatt, London.
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Lot Essay

The present drawing is a study for the reclining figure to the right of the composition in Horae Serenae, exhibited at the R.A. in 1894 (Bristol Art Gallery). Another chalk study on terracotta paper is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York.

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