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Stanley Lewis:
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

Tags: Stanley Lewis Revisited

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:

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