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Rudolph Sauter:
The artist's wife Viola with a parasol, circa 1920

Mounted (ref: 7887)
Inscribed Viola and signed on the reverse
Charcoal and wash on light brown paper
23 1/2 x 19 in. (59.7 x 48.2 cm)


Provenance: The Artist's Family

This intense handsome half length portrait presents the artist's wife using  a compositional format favoured by  Symbolist draftsman: the subject is placed in the immediate foreground, standing square, engaging the viewer with a direct gaze. 

Portrait of the Artist's wife, courtesy of Harry Moore-Gwyn