Study of a Seated Nude Woman

C. H. Shannon

Signed with initials 'C. H.S.' and dated 1904

Black chalk on white paper

10 x 8 1/2 inches, 25.4 x 20.4 cm.

Study of a Woman with clasped Hands on her Chest (verso)

The present drawing is probably a study for one of the many toilette scenes that Shannon painted early in the twentieth century. It does not appear to relate directly to any of his exhibited paintings of 1904 or 1905. — Hilary Morgan