Study of a Woman holding a basket

C. H. Shannon

Signed 'CS' and inscribed 'The Fruit Shop'

Red chalk on beige paper

11 3/4 x 7 1/8 inches, 30 x 18 cm.

The present drawing is a study for Shannon's unfinished painting 'The Fruit Shop' of 1913. There is a similar figure drawing in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford also dated 1913 (Rutherson, 1924). — Hilary Morgan

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