Male Nude Pencil Drawing by Bernard Sleigh RBSA (circa 1900-1920)
Male Nude pencil drawing on wove paper (circa 1900-1920), by Bernard Sleigh, RBSA (Provenance: from the artist's studio). An exquisite drawing which is possibly a study for a larger work planned by the artist and is, considering its age, very well preserved. Sleigh's sketches are principally drawings of nudes from the early 20th century, executed masterfully. The sketch is newly framed and glazed. In good overall condition. If you prefer to acquire more than one of these artworks by Sleigh, please enquire with our gallery on this platform as there are three in stock at this moment. Upon request, a video will be provided.
About the Artist: Bernard Sleigh (1872–1954) was an English mural painter, stained-glass artist, illustrator and wood engraver, best known for his 'An Ancient Mappe of Fairyland, Newly Discovered and Set Forth', which depicts numerous characters from legends and fairytales. There is a copy of 'The Ancient Mappe' in the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Sleigh was a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists between 1923 and 1928. His works are highly prized when they become available at the international auction houses.
Dimensions with frame:
H 48.5 cm / 19.1"
W 35 cm / 13.8"
Dimensions without frame:
H 36.5 cm / 14.4"
W 24 cm / 9.4"