Falling (2014)
Pencil drawing by Stephen Whatcott

$397.02 Sold

  • Pencil drawing, Paper on board
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 13.27 × 10.75 × 0.79 in (framed) / 15.75 × 9.84 × 0.91 in (unframed)
  • This artwork is sold framed
  • Signed on the front

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Stephen Whatcott

United Kingdom

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Drawn in graphite pencil on a section of newspaper taken from the San Francisco Examiner published on Tuesday May 21st 1957.

The article included describes the death of a fourteen year old girl, Olga Cassanova, visiting Manhattan from the Virgin Islands. Miss Cassanova fell to her death from the 11th floor of the Hotel Walton, where she had been visiting her aunt. The two had quarrelled and Olga had been slapped. She took to the ledge and shouted abuse at the police officers attempting to talk her down from the edge when she lost her grip and fell.

Materials used:

Graphite pencil and pastel on newspaper mounted on board in antique frame.

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