Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Street Musician

(private collection)

description A half-length lithographic study of an elderly, impoverished street fiddler, depicted beneath a bridge in Whitechapel, with a retreating horse and cart discernible in the distance. This is one of a number of atmospheric genre scenes centred on street musicians. The setting, beneath the bridge, also recurrs in other compositions including 'Shoreditch'.

location Whitechapel

dimensions 29 x 24 cm

medium lithograph

exhibition history 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Memorial Exhibition', Boundary Gallery, London, 15 June-18 July 2001, (79), £200.

literature ed., B. Planskoy, 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Paintings, lithographs and drawings' (London: Peter Halban, 2001),illus., p. 34.

reference 12-pr

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