Frank Brangwyn: Mural study for St Aidan's Leeds, a young girl with red hair, c. 1908-16 - on British Abstract Art

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Frank Brangwyn:
Mural study for St Aidan's Leeds, a young girl with red hair, c. 1908-16

Unmounted (ref: 9201)
Squared
Crayon and pastel on paper
18 1/2 x 7 in. (47 x 17.8 cm)

Tags: Frank Brangwyn crayon pastel children portraits study Brangwyn Drawings from the collection of Father Jerome Esser Welsh Artists and Pictures



Provenance: Private Collection


Exhibited: Brangwyn’s Cartoons at Christ’s Hospital, Christ's Hospital Museum (23rd April 2019 - 27th April 2020)


Brangwyn was commissioned by his friend R.H. Kitson to design a mosaic mural for St.Aidans,, depicting the life of the Saint.  The red headed child appears by the side of  St. Aidan preaching (the same girl features in the later stained glass window at Northampton).





 We are grateful to Dr. Libby Horner for her assistance.  


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