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Inscription

the artist's inscriptions are in Gurney shorthand; lower left in pen and black ink: (the head of the figure looking down and not at the child would be better) the artist's inscriptions are in Gurney shorthand; upper left verso in pen and black ink: (this is very ... similar to the original as it was when I sketched it); lower left verso in pen and black ink: (figures the right size); lower center verso in pen and black ink: (earth and grass, repeated twice); lower right verso in pen and black ink: (road); by later hand, upper left verso faintly in graphite: Chinnery; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: 27

Provenance

(Leger Galleries Ltd., London); purchased by William B. O'Neal, Charlottesville, VA, March 1988-1994; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1993
Drawings from the O'Neal Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993, no. 38.
1996
Drawings from the O'Neal Collection, Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, 4 May-16 June, 1996 (recto only).