Sir Lawrence ALMA-TADEMA (Dronrijp 1836 - Wiesbaden 1912)
Two Studies of Drapery for The Contrary Oracle
Pencil, with touches of red and white chalk, on buff paper. Inscribed (by the artist’s daughter Anna) with the artist’s initials LAT at the bottom centre, and inscribed the Contrary Oracle at the lower right.104 x 273 mm. (4 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.)ENQUIRE
The studio of the artistThe artist’s brother-in-law, Sir Edmund William Gosse, LondonBy descent in the Gosse family until the 1920s or 1930sAcquired by a private collectorThence by descent.