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Study for the Stone Breaker (1925)

Robert Sargent Austin

graphite, on beige paper

Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London

Study for the Stone Breaker (1925)

© the artist's estate The Trustees of the British Museum



Drawing and Watercolour


Graphite, Coarse beige paper

Physical Object Description:

Study for the Stone Breaker; man seated on a stool, right hand raised, a pile of stones between his legs. 1925 Graphite, on beige paper. Inscribed: "James Woodford/British School at Rome./1925." and inscribed and dated: "AUSTIN/1925."


30.1 x 30.5 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1930

Ownership history:

Purchased by Campbell Dodgson (1867-1948) for the Contemporary Art Society, with the Prints and Drawings Fund, 1925; presented to the Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London, 1930

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