Collection of studies and sketches by Henry Woods

A collection of drawings by Henry Woods, his sister Fanny Woods who married Sir Luke Fildes and Frank Stone, the father of a neighbour of Fildes.

Details

Medium:
Chalk; graphite; crayon; watercolour; wood engraving; pen & ink; gouache; oil
Dimensions:
Various
Acquired in:
2003
Presented by:
Pamela Myers through The Art Fund

Henry Woods is seen both as a graphic artist and as a recorder of picturesque life in Venice, where he settled in 1876. Stone is represented by studies for his sentimental Regency subjects and by numerous landscape sketches. The drawing illustrated is a full length portrait of woman wearing an elaborate dress by Henry Woods.

Artists include

Provenance

Mrs Pamela Myers (great-niece of Henry Woods).

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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