16 June 2010
Vanessa Bell (1879-1961)
pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour on paper
11¾ x 7 7/8 in. (29.8 x 20 cm.); with a pencil line study of an animal's hind quarters (verso)
with Davis & Langdale, New York, 1993, where purchased by the present owner.
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T. Bradshaw, The Bloomsbury Artists. Prints and Book Design, 1999, cat. no. 22, pl. 4.
The present watercolour was used as the basis for a four-colour lithograph by Bell, issued in 1951, printed at the Millers Press, Lewes, East Sussex.
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