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The Red Necklace (1913)

Photo credit: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery





Oil, Panel

Physical Object Description:

Portrait of girl looking down and wearing a green pullover and red necklace, which it keeps hold of with her right hand. Signed, in orange paint: Carline and dated 1913, bottom right


39 x 31 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1954

Ownership history:

Bequeathed to the Contemporary Art Society by Sir Edward Marsh (1872-1953); presented to The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, 1954
This is possibly the head of the Irish model Dorothy 'Dolly' Eileen Henry (O'Henry) who the artist murdered in her Chelsea/Hampstead flat and killed himself in 1914, or her cousin Mary who stayed with them in 1913.

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