Erich WOLFSFELD - Study of a Smiling Arab Girl

Erich WOLFSFELD (1884 - 1956)

Study of a Smiling Arab Girl Sold

Oil, black chalk and coloured chalks, squared for transfer in black chalk, on thick white paper.
Signed Erich Wolfsfeld at the lower right.
381 x 286 mm. (15 x 11 1/4 in.)

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This oil sketch was included in the retrospective exhibition of the work of Erich Wolfsfeld held at the Derby Art Gallery in 1953, three years before the artist’s death. The exhibition included a total of 163 paintings, drawings and etchings by the artist, dating from as early as 1913.

Provenance:
Among the contents of the artist’s studio at his death, and thence by descent to his stepson, Dr. Max Block, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, until 2009.

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