description A half-length portrait drawing of a young West Indian mother, sitting propped up against a pillow in bed, cradling her sleeping baby. The spare background and suggestion of a curtain to the right suggest a hospital setting (Frankfurther is known to have been a hospital visitor). The sitters are unknown but this is one of a number of Frankfurther's tender mother-and-baby images.
date c. 1954-57
dimensions 14 x 10 cm
medium pencil on paper
literature ed., B. Planskoy, 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Paintings, lithographs and drawings' (London: Peter Halban, 2001), illus., p. 62