Mother Feeding her Child, 1903
Framed (ref: 7998)
Signed and dated
12 x 9 1/2 in. (30.5 x 24.2 cm)
Provenance: The Fine Art Society; Private collection New York since the 1970's
The twenty-five-year-old William Orpen, one of the great Slade-trained draughtsmen of his generation, married to Grace Knewstub, sister-in-law of William Rothenstein, in 1901. This tender drawing depicts her feeding one of their daughters.