A watercolour and body colour painting ‘Preparing to Bathe’
Signed with inscription to slip W.S. Coleman.
Within an Aesthetic Movement ebonised and gilt-incised frame in the manner of Christopher Dresser. Bears auctioneer’s catalogue title page and entry verso.
Literature: Bergensen, V. ‘The Encyclopaedia of Art Pottery’, Barrie & Jenkins 1991 which shows a charger by Coleman within a similar frame to the current lot.
Provenance: Collection of A. J. Shwabe, sold Christies Manson & Woods, 2nd December 1905, Lot 95.
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