The Stars, Four Female Figures Among Clouds

The Stars, Four Female Figures Among Clouds

The Stars, Four Female Figures Among Clouds
Charles Prosper Sainton (1861-1914)
Britain
Late 19th or early 20th century
Metal-point on wove paper coated with a shiny white ground
Width 42 cm x height 54.5 cm
Museum no. E.1232-1948

This was probably executed in silver point. The lines would have been grey originally but overtime have oxidised to brown. The scale of the drawing is unusual for a work executed in such a fine medium.