Playboy School, 20th Century

 

Artists and their muses: Titian and Violante; Sir Peter Lely and Nell Gwyn; Francois Boucher and Louise O’Murphy; Hogarth, Nell Robinson, and the artist’s pug, Trump; Eugene Delacroix and Laure Dolton; Edouard Manet and Victorine Meurent; and Renoir and Aline Cherrigot

each respectively inscribed ‘Titian and Violante; Sir Peter Lely and Nell Gwyn; Francois Boucher and Louise O’Murphy; Hogarth and Nell Robinson (and Hogarth’s dog Trump!); Delacroix and Laure Dalton; Edouard Manet/ and/ Victoire Mèraunde [sic]’; and ‘Renoir and Alice Cherrigat [sic]’ (along the lower edges)


pencil, pen and ink, with black wash
each 141⁄4 x 115⁄8 in. (36.2 x 29.5 cm.)
frames 171⁄2 x 142⁄4 in. (44.4 x 37.4 cm.)

£3500