[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.
LL pencil Helen F V Scales. c.1930
Sold at auction by Dunbar Sloane, Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand & International Fine Art, 01.07.2015, Lot 416
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.