Touching the Strings
Edith Martineau, 1842-1909
1886 (signed and dated)
Pencil, watercolour, bodycolour and gum arabic with scratching out
Height: 17.5 x 16.5 inches
"This Aesthetic Movement watercolour, in a carved period frame, revels in texture, from sumptuous velvet, to smooth, cool marble" (Maas Gallery). [Commentary continues below.]
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