Four studies of a reclining draped female figure
Frederic, Lord Leighton, PRA RWS 1830-1896
Black and white chalks on blue paper
10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches, 27.6 x 21.6 cm
The lower of the four studies has the figure seen from her left-hand side and foreshortened, the other three studies with the figure's left side seen square-on, all four studies show the figure with her left arm raised above her head; for a drawing related to the painting Cymon and Iphiginia
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