by Graham Sutherland
pencil, circa 1950
12 1/8 in. x 8 in. (308 mm x 202 mm) uneven
Sitterback to top
- Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903-1980), Painter. Sitter in 61 portraits, Artist associated with 23 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903-1980), Painter. Artist associated with 23 portraits, Sitter in 61 portraits.
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Drawn when the artist had mumps, when 'my face was as fat as a football', which gave him the appearance of an arctic explorer or astronaut. Sutherland admitted to the influence of Picasso at this time, after seeing the retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1946.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 600