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ID number ART03605.020.008
Title A Maltese - cross
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Place made Malta
Date made c. 1915
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 12.5 x 7.5 cm


A study of a Maltese man with a moustache and wide-brimmed hat, smoking a pipe. Below is a small caricature study of a grimacing face. The title seems to refer more to the small facial study than the sketch of the Maltese man smoking the pipe.