Watercolor and gouache with point of brushwork
Overall: 32.5 x 22.5 cm (12 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Sheet: 23.5 x 14.7 cm (9 1/4 x 5 13/16 in.)
Bequest of Muriel Butkin 2017.217
An elegantly dressed woman stands at the center of the composition. She carries a plate with a tea cup and saucer in one hand while she holds a letter, marked with a prominent red seal, up to her lips with the other. This drawing captures the woman in mid-action as she tiptoes across the room.
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