Male Figure in Suit, Profile and Frontal
Courtesy of the owner
Charcoal drawing on paper, irregular dimensions
lr: “W. T. Trego”
with another sketch showing men in suits, this work does not look like a model
posing for an art student figural study but has the look of a model posing for
a fashion spread. It may be that Trego attempted to get a job illustrating
fashions in his last years and this is one of the efforts in that regard.
sketch is one of several rescued by Walter E. Baum from Trego’s studio after
his death. It passed to Baum’s son, Robert “Bert” Baum, and from him to the
The paper is discolored and brittle. There is
damage along the edges and some minor losses of material.
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