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Stanley Lewis (1905 - 2009):
Mother and child with baby
Framed (ref: 8781)
Inscribed with color notes
Pencil on brown paper
6 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (15.5 x 8.9 cm)
Some creases and scuffs, with pin holes
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Provenance: The Artist's Estate; Private Collection
Literature: The Unknown Artist: Stanley Lewis and his contemporaries, Cecil Higgins Art Gallery & Bedford Museum, 12th June - 5th September 2010, Liss Fine Art, 2010.
Lewis often based his larger compositions on sketches made on the spot, here for instance of figure observed in the street. The grouping of this mother child and baby might have been in part the inspiration for his Rome Scholarship entry: Colour Study for the Central Group of Allegory, c. 1929
Sample of framing: