Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Jesuit, Sansepolcro

(private collection)

description A head-and-shoulders drawing of a Jesuit priest, seen in three-quarter face view, looking left, and inscribed (lower left) 'Jesuit San Sepolcro 1951'. The artist visited the Tuscan town to view Piero della Francesca's 'Resurrection' on her first trip to Italy in 1951. She also carried out a number of drawings of Roman Catholic subjects during her visit.

date 1951

location Italy

dimensions 28 x 19 cm

medium pencil on paper

literature ed., B. Planskoy, 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Paintings, lithographs and drawings' (London: Peter Halban, 2001), illus., p. 16.

reference cat7

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