Highlights in the Exhibition

Highlights in the De Morgan Museum

Heron Bottle

Ruby Lustre earthenware inverted pear shaped bottle with a long neck. Decorated in red lustre with darker red leaves against which are three crested h…

Double Study of female figures associated with ‘St. Christina giving her Father’s jewels to the poor’

White and black pastel on brown paper. Water damage on rear left hand corner. Both females in same position. Female on right hand side nude and without a head. Female on left hand side clothed and clothing is gathered about the object.

The Wrestlers, drawing from the antique, male nudes

Tonal study in charcoal and graphite on cream wove paper. The Slade was one of the first Schools of Art to allow women artists to study anatomy and life drawing. This detailed drawing from a cast of the original marble from the 3rd Century BC in the Uffizi Gallery, shows the influence of the Greek ideal of beauty on Evelyn’s classical training.


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