Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Whitechapel Man in Cloth Cap

(private collection)

description A head-and-shoulders lithographic portrait of a heavy-set, elderly, Whitechapel man, dressed in cloth cap, heavy overcoat with a scarf tucked in at the front. He is seen in three quarter face view with his head turned to the left, positioned in front of a window. The old man is a type frequently observed in the artist's east end genre scenes and portraits. There is more than one print of this lithograph but the extent of the edition is not known.

date c. 1952-57

location Whitechapel

dimensions 36 x 21 cm

medium lithograph

exhibition history 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Memorial Exhibition', Boundary Gallery, London, 15 June-18 July 2001, (91), as 'Whitechapel Man in Cap', £200.

reference 30_ben