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GLAHA 41060: Preliminary drawing for 'Summer' c.1893 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41060
Preliminary drawing for "Summer" c.1893
(drawing)

CRE MACDONALD, Margaret; (English; 1864-1933)


Materials:
pencil and wash on brown tracing paper
Dimensions:
25.3 x 17.3 (irregular)
Frame:
RU
Marks:
References:
Notes:
This is a preliminary study for the watercolour "Summer" of 1897, one of four watercolours depicting the seasons produced by Margaret and Frances Macdonald between 1897 and 1898 (Coll. Glasgow Museums). It shows a highly stylised female figure combined with relevant symbols such as the rose. The rose was a popular motif in the work of the 'Glasgow Four' and their Glasgow contemporaries.
Keywords:
FEMALE ARTIST : SUMMER : CRM ONLINE : FEMALE : FIGURE : ROSE : STYLISED : :

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