Seven Studies of a Foot

Seven Studies of a Foot

Seven Studies of a Foot
John C.D.Engleheart (1784-1862)
Britain
1799
Ink and black and red chalks on laid paper
Width 48 cm x height 20 cm
Museum no. E.171-1939

These studies made when the artist was 15, are typical of the piecemeal approach towards the human figure that was encouraged by formal art teaching at this time. There are two further studies of legs done by the artist at the same time in the V&A’s collection.