Artist: Barbara Stuart
Title: Orphanage Playground - an original pencil signed line engraving
Description: This work is signed by the artist in pencil lower right, dated (19)36 and titled Orphanage Playground. Although we cannot be certain, we think it quite possible that this work depicts the well-known Seamen's Orphanage in Newsham Park, Liverpool. which was situated quite close to the artist's home at Delmain Road, Liverpool in the 1930s. This engraving is in its original wooden frame and was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1939 and also at the annual show at Brighton Museums and Art Galleries the same year. Unexamined out of its frame the visible engraving appears to be in good condition save for slight toning where the paper abuts the mount. The original mount has discolouration consistent with age...
Size: About 6.7 x 8.2 inches image size and about 20.1 x 17.2 inches framed size