The Jockey by Christopher Wood

In this half-length portrait, a young jockey is shown wearing a light blue waistcoat and dark blue sleeves.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
56 x 46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £950)
Acquired in:
1971
Vendor:
Fine Art Society

The canvas was painted in 1923, the year that the artist met Picasso, who was to have an influence on his work.

Provenance

The artist's mother; Stephen Harrison; Fine art Society.

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