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Cotmania. Vol. VII. 1931-2

Archive: SDK Sydney Decimus Kitson Archive
Reference Number: SDK/1/2/1/7
Page: Inserted after fol. 14 (to be read before image 49)

  • Description

    Letter to Kitson from Grahame Cotman

    See recto

    Date: 1932

  • Transcription

    doubtfull of it & was surprised to find it a fine painting of head & shoulders with a paint brush poised in hand.
    If him it must have been painted quite late in his lifetime as the hair is white or nearly so, a careworn but eager determined face with a rather protruding lower jaw. This last rather puzzles me yet there is much about it which makes me think it is genuine. The peculiar blue in the background, so strong[ly?]

Letter to Kitson from Grahame Cotman