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Artist
Simeon Solomon, English, 1840–1905
Title
A Hebrew Girl (or A Hebrew Maiden)
Date
1874
Medium
Graphite with white chalk and scratching out on wove paper
Dimensions
Sheet/Image: 11 5/8 × 8 3/8 in. (29.5 × 21.3 cm)
Credit Line

Museum purchase

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2018.213
Classification
Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Provenance

[Sale, London, Phillips Son & Neale, “Fine English Drawings, Watercolours, and Portrait Miniatures,” 21 November 1988, lot 76 (as A Hebrew Maiden)]; unknown collector. (2) Maas Gallery, London, by 2018; [sale, London, Christie’s, “Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art,” 11 July 2018, lot 4]; purchased by MFAH, 2018. (2) This sale is noted in Carolyn Conroy, “‘He Hath Mingled with the Ungodly’: The Life of Simeon Solomon After 1873, with a Survey of the Extant Works” (PhD diss., University of York, 2009), 115. Neither the drawing’s buyer nor the original owner are known. Direct transfer from the buyer at the Phillips auction to the Maas Gallery is unconfirmed.