England: by the artist, May 1900. E. Francis. original. Paper. Original drawing using India ink on ocre-colored thin artist's paper (6 1/8 W x 3 5/8" H; image: 4" x 2 1/8"): of an amusing courtship taking place between a shy but interested milkmaid standing on her milking stool overlooking a cow, while her broad-hatted swain engages her from the other side, as four small dogs romp around an overturned milkpail in the background; with two small mounting tabs verso top; dated "May 1900," unsigned (from a collection drawn by the artist). Fine / Unframed. Item #1991
E. Francis was a listed English female artist who exhibited in London in the beginning of the 20th century.