Good Isaac. Alma Elliott-Bayley, British.
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Good Isaac

1916. Pen and ink, signed and dated lower right, annotated in pencil below image, 13.6 x 14.1cm. Indentations to left edge of image, slight stains and discolouration overall.

Annotation reads “‘Delight.’ [And on mule, riding swiftly] soon came into view, [That most amiable person] good Isaac, the Jew.” Illustrated in Eden Phillpotts, Delight, London, 1916, p12.

Born in Leicester, Alma K.M. Elliott won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art in London to study engraving. She went on to the Slade School where she studied under Wilson Steer and Henry Tonks. She travelled through Europe and undertook commissions for book illustrations and became a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy. In 1921 she married the sculptor Thomas Bayley. Ref: Brighton Memorial Exhibition catalogue.

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Item #CL192-31

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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