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Scottish Charity No. SC 036222  

Evelyn Williams
Mother & Child
Pen & Ink, 51 x 38 cm
Reg. No: P906
Evelyn Williams (1929-2012) was born in London and studied at the Royal College of Art. "Her work is borne into the future on a tidal wave of love." - David Lee.

As an adult, Evelyn ‘placed a tremendous value on familial love’, and she spoke of a sadness in some of her work which she traces back to her early years.

This is a small, intimate depiction of a mother and child with stylised features, in plain clothes. The palette is characteristically muted and no background elements are visible, which keeps attention focused on the figures.