BC098

Untitled

[Cubist Drawing of a Seated Man]

A cubist drawing of a formally dressed man seated facing viewer. Right arm resting on adjacent structure. A framing line is drawn at right and below the drawing.

Other title(s)
Cubist Drawing of a Gent, Cubist Drawing
Date
c. 1930
Object type
drawing
Medium and materials
pencil on paper
Dimensions
200x105mm
Place Made
Germany or France
Inscriptions

LL pencil Helen F V Scales. c.1930

Details
Provenance

Sold at auction by Dunbar Sloane, Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand & International Fine Art, 01.07.2015, Lot 416

General notes

Signed and dated at time of original purchase, 1978.

Second title, Cubist Drawing of a Gent, used by Dunbar Sloane, Wellington, 2015.

Third title, Cubist Drawing, taken from the exhibition Flora Scales at The Suter Te Aratoi o Whakatū, Nelson, 2018.

This page is probably from Scales's Untitled [Esquisse sketchbook] [BC118] which she used while studying in Germany and France. There are several examples of this simplified, schematic type of composition in the sketchbook.

Exhibitions
Used as illustration

Flora Scales, The Suter Te Aratoi o Whakatū, Nelson, 2018, pg 48 (black and white)

Acknowledgments

Photo 1 courtesy Dunbar Sloane, Wellington, New Zealand, 2015

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