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Olwyn Bowey RA, Life Drawing of Old Woman

Life Drawing of Old Woman, late 1960s

Olwyn Bowey RA (b. 1936)

RA Collection: Art

Bowey made this life-drawing of an older woman at one of the Saturday morning life classes she taught at Ealing School of Art in the late 1960s while she was still living in London. Her friend and former tutor at the Royal College of Art, Carel Weight RA, had a studio at the time just on the other side of the road from where she lived and worked in Putney.

Bowey thinks that Weight probably purchased this work as she does not think she would have given a life-drawing as a gift.

Object details

Title
Life Drawing of Old Woman
Artist/designer
Olwyn Bowey RA (b. 1936)
Date
late 1960s
Object type
Drawing
Place of Publication
London
Copyright owner
Medium
Pencil on wove paper
Dimensions

325 mm x 252 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
11/3486
Acquisition
Bequeathed by Carel Weight RA 1999
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