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"The Sleeper": photograph of a watercolour on vellum c.1901-23
CRE MACKINTOSH, Margaret Macdonald; (English; 1864-1933)
13.6 x 23.9
s.d. b.r. in plate "MARGARET / MACDONALD / MACKINTOSH 190[?]"; inscr. in black ink and scored out on verso by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh ""The Sleeper" / a painted panel / by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh / To be returned to / 120 Mains Street / Blythswood Square Glasgow"; inscr. in black ink and pencil on verso by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh "1. Water-Color on Vellum [last two words in pencil] / The Sleeper. / by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh R.S.W. / be returned to 78 Ann Street [last three words scored out in pencil] 43 A. Glebe Place / Hillhead. Glasgow. [last two words scored out in pencil] Chelsea. S.W."; inscr. in pencil on verso "E1922/3"
The watercolour is related to Macdonald's gesso panel in the drawing room of The Hill House. The theme of 'Sleeping Beauty' was a recurrent one in her work.
PHOTOGRAPH : ARCHIVAL : SLEEPER : FEMALE FIGURE : FAIRY TALE : CRM ONLINE :