William SUHR (1896 - 1984)
Portrait of Gertrude Schulman Sold
Black chalk, with touches of red chalk, red and green watercolour, and white heightening on buff paper, laid down on card. Signed SUHR at the upper right and dated 1917 at the lower right.273 x 230 mm. (10 3/4 x 9 in.)ENQUIRE
This drawing dates from the period of William Suhr’s studies at the Akademie in Berlin. He had begun painting and drawing as a youth, and continued to draw throughout his life, working mainly in watercolour.
Given by the artist’s wife, Henriette Granville Suhr, to a private collector, New York.