Robert Austin (1895-1973):
Self Portrait in Roman Hat, circa 1925
Framed (ref: 5974)
Pencil and watercolour on paper
inscribed under mount
10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Provenance: Eleanor 'Erlund' Hudson
Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.264.
This self portrait was given by Austin to Eleanor Hudson, (Austin's student and mistress) a watercolourist, etcher and designer best known for her depictions of women at work during the Second World.