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Study of Nude (circa 1944)

© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images Photo credit: Trustees of the British Museum



Drawing and Watercolour


Pencil, Graphite

Physical Object Description:

Sketch of a nude female figure; whole-length, turned almost to front, sitting in a chair, with legs crossed and both hands raised to hair Graphite Verso: Sketch of a nude female figure; almost whole-length, head to front, body turned slightly to right, sitting, with her left ankle under right thigh Graphite. Inscribed: "Devas".


35.5 x 25.4 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1945

Ownership history:

Purchased by A. M. Hind (1880-1957) for the Contemporary Art Society, with its Prints and Drawings Fund, 1944; presented to the Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London, 1945

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