Head of a Child, by Arthur Boyd Houghton (1836-1875). Watercolour on paper. Support: 73 x 73 mm. Collection: Tate Gallery. Presented by Miss Frances Burlison through the Art Fund 1928. Reference: N04397. Image kindly released by the gallery under the Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported) license. this is one of several studies of children, some graphite on paper, showing Houghton's interest in children, whether his own or others, maybe just to capture gestures, maybe for use in illustrations. — Jacqueline Banerjee.

Created 2 June 2018