19th Century MONOGRAMMIST CVV

 

A Philosopher in a Garden Contemplating a Skull before a Bust of Socrates

Pen and brush and grey ink and grey wash, heightened with white, within a fictive mount drawn on thick blue-green paper, with the drystamp TURNBULLS CRAYON BOARD at the lower left.
Signed with a monogram and dated CVV [with a crane] / 84 in grey ink at the lower right.
Numbered or dated 5/12 1893 on the verso.
460 x 358 mm. (18 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.) [image]
513 x 710 mm. (20 1/4 x 27 7/8 in.) [sheet] 
 

19th Century MONOGRAMMIST CVV

A Philosopher in a Garden Contemplating a Skull before a Bust of Socrates