A fragment of study in red chalk dating to the 18th century. The fragment, perhaps a study for a portrait, shows the figure lady in the classical style cradling a child. The study remains in a 19th c frame where it was placed some years ago.
Provenance: Inherited by the previous owner and by repute originally from a wealthy Buckinghamshire estate
Fragment measures (approx 30 cm x 23cm) Frame 39.5 cm x 32 cm