Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Victoria Docks (2)

(private collection)

description A head-and-shoulders study in three-quarter length profile (facing left), of three male dock workers in flat caps and overalls. The drawing relates to the similarly titled 'Victoria Docks (1)', also featuring three workers, but in this version their expressions are grim and more troubled.

date 1957

location London Docks

dimensions 14 x 10 cm

medium pencil on paper

exhibition history 'Refiguring the 50s: Joan Eardley, Sheila Fell, Eva Frankfurther, Josef Herman and L S Lowry', Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, 108A Boundary Road, London, NW8 ORH, 14 Nov 2014-22 Feb 2015, (36iv).

literature ed., B. Planskoy, 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Paintings, lithographs and drawings' (London: Peter Halban, 2001), illus., p. 58; ed., S. MacDougall, 'Refiguring the 50s: Joan Eardley, Sheila Fell, Eva Frankfurther, Josef Herman, L S Lowry' (London: Ben Uri Gallery, 2014), illus., p. 95.

reference cat26

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