Artist James Woodford: The Blue Towel, 1920s /1950s

Artist James Woodford (1893–1976): The Blue Towel, 1920s /1950s

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James Woodford (1893–1976):
The Blue Towel, 1920's /1950's
Framed (ref: 563)
Signed and dated, titles on label to reverse

Pencil and watercolour on washed yellow paper

11 x 9.5 in. (28 x 24.1 cm)

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Provenance: acquired directly from the artist's son

Exhibited: Royal Academy, 1957 (no. 1118)

Although clearly dated 1956, this appears to be a reworking of an almost identical pencil study that Woodford undertook at the British School at Rome in the mid-1920's, the pose probably taken from the antique.