Horace Mann Livens (1862-1936)

Sketchbook of figure, character and subject studies. 28 pages (56 sides of drawings). Pen and ink and pencil.  One dated ’28 August / 1892’. Signed on page 1 and dedicated ‘To G (probably his wife Gertrude) 15.12.27. The binding damaged but reparable.

Whilst both were at Antwerp Academy of Art 1885-86 Van Gogh (aged 32) befriended Livens (aged 23 ), who painted him.

6×10 inches.