Man and Woman Reclining in a Hut
Graphite on paper.
7 x 4 3/8 inches (178 x 112 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
Drawing has pinholes in all four corners and the number "150" in pencil below image.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
One of a series of six drawings by Caldecott, probably intended for an illustrations for a boys' adventure story (see PML 1986.2249-54).
Title supplied by cataloger; attribution from Gordon Ray typed inventory.
Sketch shows a man reclining in a hut or tent beside a woman who holds his hand and gazes into his face; in the background, a tropical setting is indicated, with naked figures and a thatched hut.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.