Studies for Olympic Games. Athlete descending a ladder, circa 1930
Mounted (ref: 160)
Chalk and pastel on buff coloured paper
Between 24 x 15 in. (61 x 38.2 cm.) and 25 x 19 in. (62.5 x 48 cm.)
His compositions from his Rome period are among the last wholly successful decorative cycles produced by a Rome Scholar prior to World War II. His drawings from the period are technically brilliant and bear comparison with those of Eric Kennington. During the post-war era he moved increasingly towards abstraction.