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Gilbert Ledward (1888-1960):
Boxing, Wrestling, Hunting, Swimming
Framed (ref: 9602)
Pencil and red chalk
8 x 16 1/2 in. (20.3 x 42 cm)
Provenance: The Artist's Daughter
Exhibited: 'Drawings for Sculpture - A Centenary Tribute', Fine Art Society, January 1988. Cat. no. 40.
The studies were made as part of a frieze, used to decorate the house built by Stephen Courtauld (Seeley & Paget Architects).
Sir Stephen Lewis Courtauld, MC (1883–1967) was a member of the wealthy English textile family, and youngest brother of Samuel Courtauld, founder of the Courtauld Institute of Art.