William Russell Flint | Study for Andromeda

SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT
British, 1880–1969

Study for Andromeda

Signed and dated W Russell Flint/ 10.2.62; also signed and inscribed Ray on the backing
Black and blue chalk on paper
8¾ x 12¾ inches (22 x 32.5 cm)

Ray Fuller, the model depicted in this drawing, was one of Russell Flint’s favourites during the late 1950s and early 1960s. She lent a drawing of herself by the artist, The Sleeping Favourite, to the same exhibition at the Royal Academy in which the present drawing was included.

Provenance
The Artist
Frost & Reed Ltd., London
W. Russell Button Gallery, Chicago
Sale, Christie’s, New York, September 1, 2009, lot 179, illustrated
Private Collection, New York

Exhibited
London, Royal Academy, Diploma Gallery, Exhibition of Works by Sir William Russell Flint, RA PPRWS, 1962, no. 263 (lent by the artist)

$14,500

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