Evelyn de Morgan (1855-1919), British
MISS SANDFORD- A FULL FACED WOMAN’S HEAD
Pencil on white paper; inscribed “Miss Sandford, 4 Townston (? indistinct) Sq” in pencil lower left. Dated circa 1890 on the label verso
Sheet 10" x 6.75" — 25.4 x 17.1 cm.
The drawings in this exhibition where this drawing was purchased by the present Canadian Private Collection derive from seven sketchbooks that were held at the Old Battersea House in the collection of Mrs. Wilhelmina Stirling, Evelyn de Morgan’s sister, who lived there until her death in 1965.
Mrs. Wilhelmina Stirling, Old Battersea House, until 1965;
Hartnoll & Eyre Ltd. London;
Barry Friedman Ltd., NY;
From whom purchased by a Private Collection, Toronto; on August 3, 1983;
Private Collection, Alberta, Canada since 2008
This drawing was exhibited at Hartnoll & Eyre Ltd., London in “Evelyn De Morgan 1855-1919”, February 2nd- February 14th, 1970, Cat. No. 27, illustrated in the accompanying exhibition catalogue and illustrated on the printed invitation card accompanying this lot