The Feathered Hat. Study for a Portrait of the Artist’s Wife

The Feathered Hat. Study for a Portrait of the Artist’s Wife

The Feathered Hat. Study for a Portrait of the Artist’s Wife
Robert Polhill Bevan (1865-1925)
Britain
About 1915
Black chalk, squared and numbered for transfer
Size of sheet width 40.5 cm x height 36 cm
Museum no. Circ.241-1963

The squaring is over the drawing. It was thus squared up after the drawing was made to facilitate its transfer to another surface, in this case, a canvas.