The Artist's Studio

James Clark (1858-1943)

Oil on canvas

45.7 x 36 cm.

Courtesy of the Laing Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

This unusual glimpse of the artist's studio shows the model with her back exposed above a rich, exotically coloured wrap. From her head-wear, in gold-trimmed purple, it seems that she might be in costume, perhaps for one of Clark's eastern subjects.

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