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Self Portrait (circa 1928)

(Laura) Sylvia Gosse

pen and brown ink, with graphite on paper

Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London


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Drawing and Watercolour


Graphite, Pen and brown ink

Physical Object Description:

Self-portrait of Sylvia Gosse; almost half-length, turned slightly to right, and looking to front, holding a hand mirror/hairbrush to right ear, and drawing in book, surrounded by a number of pots, on a table. c.1928 Pen and brown ink, with graphite. Inscribed: "Gosse" and inscribed with colour notes.


29.6 x 19.4 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1939



Ownership history:

Gifted by the artist to the Prints and Drawings Fund of the Contemporary Art Society, 1938; presented to the Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London, 1939


Self Portrait

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