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James G. Jeffs

Portrait of a man, unidentified drawing

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Signed head and shoulder portrait of a male wearing circular spectacles.  The identity of the man is not known but it was undertaken when Jeffs was working as an artist in Dumfries.

 

This charcoal drawing was among items discovered during renovation of Jeffs home studio, the Yellow Door, High Street, Kirkcudbright in the 1990s. In 1989, when the property was sold, his family presented a large archive to Dumfries Museum.

Materials/Media:
charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
length 557mm, width 439mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:2006.7.12
Digital Number:
DMFA036n
Creation Date:
1937
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council