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Studies of Spanish figures - a. male dancer, b. male water-carrier, c. young woman playing castanets
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Studies of Spanish figures - a. male dancer, b. male water-carrier, c. young woman playing castanets

19th century

Lewis, John Frederick (British painter, printmaker, 1804-1876)

Chalk (black), watercolour, bodycolour (a); chalk (black and red), watercolour, bodycolour (b); graphite (c); paper (brown)

height: 25 cm; width: 33.8 cm

Notes
the paper is foxed; also considerable pentimenti in the central figure

Inscription
Inscribed, graphite, upper right, recto, in the artist's hand, white
Inscribed, pen and ink, lower centre, recto, in the artist's hand, Agua!

Acquisition
Witt, Robert Clermont (Sir); bequest; 1952
D.1952.RW.3262

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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