21 November 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Edward Robert Hughes, R.W.S. (1851-1914)
Head of a child
signed 'E R Hughes' (lower right)
10¾ x 12½ in. (27.3 x 31.8 cm.)
with The Maas Gallery, London.
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E.R. Hughes specialised in red chalk portrait drawings, many of his subjects being children. He was nephew of the Pre-Raphaelite painter Arthur Hughes and studied both with him and Holman Hunt, some of whose later works he helped to finish.
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