Christopher Hughes (1881-1961)
Siena III

Pencil drawing
c.1930s
22×35.5cm

Born in St Albans, in Hertfordshire UK, Hughes was a painter, illustrator, printmaker and teacher. He served in the First World War in the 7th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment being awarded a Military Cross in the 1917 New Years Honours List and attaining the rank of Colonel. Subsequently he taught art at Marlborough College. He was taught painting by his father, Wyndham Hughes, who was an expert in stained glass and ecclesiastical decoration.

This is from a series of drawings we have of an Italian trip made by Hughes during the 1930s; to see some others, scroll down to “More from this Seller” and below it click on “See all from this seller.”

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Condition: Good.