On Abstract Art

And without the title, “Portrait of an Englishwoman,” I doubt whether Mr. Lewis’s drawing would have suggested to anybody even the most violent and revolutionary of ideas on English femininity; but might have left them still puzzled whether it was a design for a new sort of magic lantern, or a railway signal after an accident.

Page 35,  Oil Painting Techniques and Materials by Harold Speed

lewisenglishwomanI am inclined to agree with Mr. Speed.

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