Martha [pencil, to lower margin.]
[British, n.d., c.1930s.]
Woodcut on chine appliqué, sheet 180 x 160mm. 7 x 6¼". Upper left sheet corner tip lacking.
A (near) silhouette portrait in profile of a young woman; her hair tied in a bunch to the side. J Elspeth Robertson (b.1896) was a British lithographer and wood-engraver active in the 1930s. She studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts (which merged with Saint Martins School of Art in 1989 to form Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design), and several of her works are in the Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection.
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