Lawrence Alloway, a man with blonde hair, sits with his arms crossed on a print couch, wearing a yellow and brown plaid jacket, and blue sweater with a white collar peeking out. The wall behind him shows two panels of beige (left) and yellow (right.)

Lawrence with "The Burlington Magazine", 1949, Watercolor on Paper, 11 3/8 in x 7 5/8 in

Title: Lawrence with "The Burlington Magazine"
Artist: Sylvia Sleigh
Year: 1949
Painting: Watercolor on Paper 
Size: 11 3/8" x 7 5/8"

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This watercolor is one of Sylvia Sleigh’s early portraits of her romantic partner and future husband, Lawrence Alloway. As she later recalled, he was reading an issue of The Burlington Magazine.

Essay provided by Andrew Hottle © 2016-17
A letter of authenticity will be issued for each work by Dr. Andrew D. Hottle.
© Estate of Sylvia Sleigh

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