Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Man with Cigarette and Flowers (facing right)

(private collection)

description A head-and-shoulders, lithographic portrait of an elderly man, seen in three-quarters profile, facing right, wearing a cloth cap and a scarf. A cigarette dangles from his mouth and he holds a bunch of flowers. A street scene with houses is faintly discernible in the background. The sitter may be the same as in the pen-and-ink drawing of the same title, 'Man with Cigarette and Flowers'. The setting for the work is Whitechapel.

date c. 1952-57

location Whitechapel

dimensions 36 x 28 cm

medium lithograph

exhibition history 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Memorial Exhibition', Boundary Gallery, London, 15 June-18 July 2001, (83), £200.

literature ed., B. Planskoy, 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Paintings, lithographs and drawings' (London: Peter Halban, 2001), illus. p. 38.

reference 17-pr

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