Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Hilton's Stepchild

(private collection)

description A three-quarter length portrait of a curly-haired little girl, her face seen in three quarter view, turned slightly to the left, and wearing a serious expression. She is dressed in a jumper and skirt and holds the ends of a skipping rope in each hand. The drawing is inscribed (verso) 'Hilton's Stepchild, 1957. Hilton remains unidentified, but was probably one of the artist's friends or neighbours in the East End.

date 1957

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. 107.

reference cat49