Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Boy Holding a Cat, Wapping, 1957

(private collection)

description A three-quarter length portrait drawing of a young, dark-haired boy, his face seen in three quarter view with head turned to the left, standing in a street in Wapping, East London, and tightly holding a cat. The drawing shows a confident use of line, and unusually includes a number of background details. This is one of a series of works featuring children with cats and dogs.

date 1957

location Wapping

dimensions 14 x 10 cm

medium pencil on paper

literature ed., B. Planskoy, 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-59: Paintings, lithographs and drawings' (London: Peter Halban, 2001), illus., p. 107.

reference cat48