Bernard Meninsky (1891-1950)
Mother and Child, c.1920
signed 'Meninsky' l.c., pencil
34.5 x 21.6cm
Meninsky's first solo exhibition at the Goupil Gallery (1919) showed a series of 'Mother and Child' drawings, the following year he published a selection of works in 'Mother and Child: Twenty-Eight Drawings' (London: John Lane, 1920), which portrayed his first wife, Margaret O'Connor, and their son during their short-lived marriage (1917-1919).
Sold with a reproduction copy of 'Mother and Child Twenty-Eight Drawings by Bernard Meninsky with Text by Jan Gordan'.
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Sold for £600
Unexamined out of glazed frame, the paper has slight undulations to it, it is lightly time stained with discolouration at the edges due to an acidic mount. Ready to hang.
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