"Classical Aesthetic Hairdresser (to Irritable Customer, who said he was in a hurry.): 'I beg you pardon, Sir, but I don't mind and trouble for a Harmonious Effect! I feather myself there's no other Artist in this city cas so well arrange this Drapery to
Charles Samuel Keene (English, 1823–1891)
Sheet: 20.7 x 15.1 cm (8 1/8 x 5 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Drawing in brown ink
Not On View
[Unable to enter mark] lower right, in pencil on attached caption: "I believe the figure of the hairdresser to be drawn from a sketch of my brother Charles made by himself to Keene."
Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund