Evelyn Dunbar: Woman with yellow hat - on Evelyn Dunbar, The Lost Works



Evelyn Dunbar:
Woman with yellow hat

Framed (ref: 9011)
Charcoal, ink and wash. 5½ x 9¼ in. (14 x 23.5 cm)

Tags: Evelyn Dunbar charcoal ink Evelyn Dunbar at The Watts Gallery

Provenance: Roger Folley; Alasdair Dunbar; Hammer Mill Oast Collection

Literature: Evelyn Dunbar: A Life in Painting, Christopher Campbell-Howes, October 2016, page 59. This subject is probably Dunbar’s cousin Vera Swain (née Murgatroyd), who also appears as the distant figure standing in the window in A Knitting Party, here numbered 32. She had previously modelled for Dunbar, notably in Spring, one of the artist’s early essays in symbolic millinery.

We are grateful to Christopher Campbell-Howes for assistance.

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