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John Luke (1906-1975):
Studies of a Head for ‘Judith and Holofernes’ c.1929
Framed (ref: 9381)
Ink on paper
27 x 19 cm
Provenance: The Artist's Studio
With studies of legs verso In 1929, John Luke won second prize for a painting in modern-day dress in the Slade ‘Summer Prize Competition’ with Judith and Holofernes. The painting is now in the collection of Armagh County Museum. Luke’s brother was the model for Holofernes.