Life Study – Seated Nude, 1925
Framed (ref: 497)
Signed and dated
Pencil, sight size 15 3/8 x 11 in. (39 × 28 cm.), overall size 18 7/8 x 15 in. (48 × 38 cm.)
Tags: James Wood Abstract Art Highlights of 20/21 Art Fair life drawing
In a gilded oak frame
‘His best drawings are exquisite. They have a peculiar smooth tone … and are as skilfully composed as they are delicate’ (Yorkshire Post, c. 1940).
Stylistically this drawing has similarities with those of Stanley Spencer and Henry Lamb, both close friends of Wood at this time (see cat. 23).