Arthur Quartley (1839-1886): Study for a Plate in "A Book of the Tile Club"
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Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "portrait of Arthur Quartley"; verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: "Arthur Quartly ("The Marine") / By George W. Maynard / Published in The Book of the Tile Club. N.Y., 1886, p. 67."; at middle left: Original crayon / used in the / Book of the Tile Club".
Black crayon and graphite on beige paper.
Overall: 12 1/4 x 10 1/8 in. (31.1 x 25.7 cm), irregular
Study for a printed portrait in "A Book of The Tile Club", by F. Smith Hopkinson and Edward Strahan (New York: Houghton Mifflin and Co., 1887), page 67. A hand written note with work reads: "Portrait of Arthur Quartley / (crayon on paper) / by / George W. Maynard, about 1886 / gift of R.W.G. Vail".
Gift of R.W.G. Vail, July 30, 1945
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