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Henry Hugh Armstead RA, Studies of a cat for 'Playmates'
Henry Hugh Armstead RA, Studies of a cat for 'Playmates'

Studies of a cat for 'Playmates', ca. 1897

Henry Hugh Armstead RA (1828 - 1905)

RA Collection: Art

A sheet of studies of a cat, including several drawings of the head and feet and one larger drawing of the body and legs. According to Armstead's handwritten key, these are studies for 'Playmates',a nude sculpture of a young girl looking down at a kitten playing at her feet.

Object details

Title
Studies of a cat for 'Playmates'
Artist/designer
Date
ca. 1897
Object type
Drawing
Medium
Pencil on cream wove paper
Dimensions

351 mm x 250 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
04/2489
Acquisition
Given by Dr. Hugh Wells Armstead 1932
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