Jessie Marion KING
(New Kilpatrick 1875 - Kirkcudbright 1949)
Back of Tenements, Paris
190 x 273 mm. (7 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.) [sheet]
PREVIOUS PRICE: £5,000
SALE PRICE: £4,000
The present sheet is likely to have originated on one of King’s sketching outings in Paris. While three of her drawings were included in Paris Past and Present, a book written by her husband E. A. Taylor that appeared in 1915, most of her drawings of Paris were never reproduced or published.
Her sale (‘Jessie M. King and E. A. Taylor: Illustrator and Designer. The Property of Miss Merle Taylor’), Glasgow, Sotheby’s at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, 21 June 1977 (lot unidentified)
Aitkin Dott & Son, Edinburgh
Private collection, Scotland.