barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Frederick Walker (1840-1875)

Portrait of the Artist

Red chalk heightened with white on buff paper

496 x 612 mm

 

The artist is standing in his studio, and is seen at three-quarter length, a brush in his right hand, his head turned three-quarters to the right. Behind him, on an easel, is a picture. In front of the easel are a palette, brushes and a palette knife.

Purchased 1940 (No.40.1)

 

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