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An image of Study of the head of a young mulatto woman, full face by Frederick Sandys

Frederick Sandys

(England 1829 – 1904)

Title
Study of the head of a young mulatto woman, full face
Other titles:
Head of a woman
Year
circa 1859
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
black and red chalk, pencil on paper
Dimensions

23.7 x 24.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.l., black chalk "F. Sandys. [probably added by the artist's daughter]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1936
Accession number
6362
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'The Pre-Raphaelites and their circle', Adelaide, 1962. not paginated, cat. no. 85 this publication refers to this work as "Study of a head".

Betty Elzea, Frederick Sandys 1829-1904, a catalogue raisonné, Suffolk, 2001, 123 (illus.). cat.no. 1.A.169

Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 2, 11 (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Terence Maloon and Peter Raissis (Editors), Michelangelo to Matisse: drawing the figure, Sydney, 1999, 145 (colour illus.). cat.no. 123

Exhibition history (5)

The Pre-Raphaelites and their Circle: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1962–Mar 1962

Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1993–24 Oct 1993

Sketches and studies 19th century English drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 14 Nov 1997–02 Mar 1998

Michelangelo to Matisse: Drawing the figure, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Nov 1999–27 Feb 2000

European prints and drawings 1500-1900, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Aug 2014–02 Nov 2014