Hodgkins, William Mathew 1833-1898 :Mark Twain at the City Hall Dunedin on original sin - (the watermelon story) [1895]. The front seats occupied by Members of the Presbyterian and Anglican synods then sitting in the town. A sketch from the stalls by W. Hodgkins

Hodgkins, William Mathew 1833-1898 :Mark Twain at the City Hall Dunedin on original sin - (the watermelon story) [1895]. The front seats occupied by Members of the Presbyterian and Anglican synods then sitting in the town. A sketch from the stalls by W. Hodgkins
Date
1895
By
Hodgkins, William Mathew, 1833-1898
Ref
A-212-024
Description

Full length portrait of author Mark Twain on a speaking tour in New Zealand. He is rendered in a style bordering on caricature, with a somewhat enlarged head relative to his body. He holds reading glasses in his left hand

Field-Hodgkins Collection, 1967

cf related on the spot ink sketch at E-147-025 with same title.

Drawing-pin holes in each of the four corners, outside a mat-burn line surrounding the whole. The holes must predate the past framing of the work

Inscriptions: Recto - title and signature in pen and ink

Quantity: 1 drawing(s).

Physical Description: Wash sketch on card, 234 x 103 mm

Access restrictions
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Format
1 drawing(s), Works of art, Wash drawings, Portraits, Wash sketch on card, 234 x 103 mm
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