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A fairy behind a flower, surrounded by an ornate border of plant forms with the head of a man in profile.
Pen and ink heightened with coloured pencil [?]
Verso: A sketch of a winged figure.
- Production date
- 1940s (about)
Height: 189 millimetres
Width: 125 millimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1984, Nov-Dec, London, Abbott & Holder, Exhibition of watercolours and drawings by Denton Welch (1915-1948.).
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- Acquisition notes
- Acquired by The British Museum in a card mount annotated by John Christian:
"Two drawings by Denton Welch, bought from Abbott & Holder's DW exhibition, Nov Dec 1984."
Acquired with another drawing by Denton Welch (2019.7015.736.2) and three letters:
Two from Denton Welch to Jack Ripley, dated 1946 and a third letter to John Christian signed Betty.
John Christian retained the mount and packing board for this drawing which has been kept with Welch's file.
This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
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