Girl in Garden with Parasol - Original late 19th-century pen & ink drawing


£17.00



An original late 19th-century pen & ink drawing, Girl in Garden with Parasol.

A small, delicate pen and ink drawing of a girl with, decoratively framed by climbing wallflowers. There is a partial graphite drawing of a figure verso. 

Unsigned.
In excellent condition.
11.5cm x 7.1cm.
Unframed.

This enchanting drawing is from a small collection of portraits of female subjects we have for sale dating from the 1870s. Some in the collection are after works by the popular Victorian engraver George Francis ‘Frank’ Miles, who is known for his portraits of society beauties. Frank Miles was also an architect and keen plantsman – he was artist in chief to Life magazine and botanical illustrations to the weekly journal "The Garden". He is also famed for being a close friend of Oscar Wilde.

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Product code: JF-477


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