Claude A. Shepperson

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Claude A. Shepperson
1867-1921.
Creating an atmosphere: the vicar's first visit
1910s?
Pen and ink on paper, matted.
6 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches (175 x 276 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.671
Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Notes: 

Drawing signed "Shepperson" at lower left.
Title from inscription on matt below drawing.

Summary: 

Drawing shows a comfortably furnished room where a young woman sits in an armchair knitting as a maid shows the vicar into the room at right; an upended box of cigarettes lies concealed behind a sofa at far right.

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