The Little Improvisatrice by Simeon Solomon (1840-1905) Pencil, pen and ink on paper, signed with monogram, inscribed with the title and dated '67 9 1/2. x 14 inches, 24.7 x 35.5 cm.
Three pretenders to the bohemian crown of the Pre-Raphaelite circle are forced to curtsey to the genuine 'Stunners' who look on disdainfully.
Morgan, Hilary, and Peter Nahum. Burne-Jones, the Pre-Raphaelites, and Their Century. London: Peter Nahum, 1989. Catalogue number 131.
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