Paula Rego: From Mind to Hand. Drawings from 1980 to 2001

Artworks in the exhibition span the last three decades of Paula Rego’s career and comprises approximately fifty to sixty pieces, giving rare insight into her draughtsmanship and inventiveness.

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Paula Rego, The Change, 1990, watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

The Change

watercolour on paper

29.5 x 23.2 cm

Study for ‘Opera’ series II , 1982, ink and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Opera’ series II

ink and watercolour on paper

21 x 14.5 cm

Study for ‘Opera’ series VI, 1982, ink and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Opera’ series VI

ink and watercolour on paper

21 x 14.5 cm

Study for ‘Opera’ series IX, 1983, pencil and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Opera’ series IX

pencil and wash on paper

21 x 15 cm

Study for ‘Opera’ series X, 1982, ink and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Opera’ series X

ink and watercolour on paper

18 x 14.5 cm

Happy Christmas with Love, Paula, 1980, ink, pencil and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Happy Christmas with Love, Paula

ink, pencil and wash on paper

28.5 x 25.5 cm

Two Girls Sawing, c.1984–5, ink and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Two Girls Sawing

ink and wash on paper

42.6 x 54.7 cm

The Visitors, 1983, ink on paper

Paula Rego

The Visitors

ink on paper

42 x 28 cm

Untitled (Girl with Giraffe), 1985, Indian ink on paper

Paula Rego

Untitled (Girl with Giraffe)

Indian ink on paper

40.3 x 54.9 cm

Mephistopheles, 1983–4, ink on paper

Paula Rego

Mephistopheles

ink on paper

38.5 x 56.4 cm

Macaco (Monkey), 1985, ink on paper

Paula Rego

Macaco (Monkey)

ink on paper

35.7 x 25.4 cm

Mother Christmas, 1980, watercolour and pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Mother Christmas

watercolour and pencil on paper

29.7 x 41.9 cm

Study for Untitled (‘Girl and Dog’ series), 1993, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for Untitled (‘Girl and Dog’ series)

pencil on paper

24 x 32.5 cm

Study for ‘Prey’, 1986, pencil and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Prey’

pencil and wash on paper

29.6 x 37.3 cm

Untitled (‘Girl and Dog’ series), 1986, ink and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Untitled (‘Girl and Dog’ series)

ink and wash on paper

25.5 x 25 cm

Study for ‘Girl and Dog’ series, 1986, ink on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Girl and Dog’ series

ink on paper

21 x 26.5 cm

Study for ‘Snare’, 1987, charcoal on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Snare’

charcoal on paper

28.7 x 32 cm

Three Girls, 1987, ink and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Three Girls

ink and watercolour on paper

25 x 35.5 cm

Study for ‘The Policeman’s Daughter’, 1987, ink and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Policeman’s Daughter’

ink and wash on paper

42 x 29.7 cm

Life study for ‘The Cadet and His Sister’, 1987, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Life study for ‘The Cadet and His Sister’

pencil on paper

42 x 29.5 cm

Study for ‘The Cadet and his Sister’, 1987, ink and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Cadet and his Sister’

ink and wash on paper

38 x 29 cm

Study for ‘The Maids’, 1986, pen and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Maids’

pencil and wash on paper

29.6 x 42 cm

Study for ‘The Maids’ (Girl looking down), 1986, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Maids’ (Girl looking down)

pencil on paper

42 x 29.6 cm

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Soldier’s Daughter’

pencil on paper

40 x 28.5 cm

Study for ‘The Soldier’s Daughter’, 1987, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Soldier’s Daughter’

pencil on paper

32.5 x 23.8 cm

Study for ‘The Soldier’s Daughter’, 1987, ink and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Soldier’s Daughter’

ink and wash on paper

29 x 39 cm

Study for ‘The Soldier’s Daughter’ II, 1987, charcoal on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Soldier’s Daughter’ II

charcoal on paper

52.5 x 38 cm

Study for ‘The Mother-in-Law’, 1987, ink and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Mother-in-Law’

ink and wash on paper

29.5 x 42 cm

Study for ‘Departure’, 1988, pen and wash on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Departure’

pencil and wash on paper

42 x 29.6 cm

Study for ‘Bullfighter’s Daughter’, 1989, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Bullfighter’s Daughter’

pencil on paper

29.6 x 42 cm

The Lesson, 1989, ink and wash on paper

Paula Rego

The Lesson

ink and wash on paper

29.5 x 42.1 cm

Study for ‘Peter Pan and Other Stories’, 1992, ink and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Peter Pan and Other Stories’

ink and watercolour on paper

29.2 x 29.4 cm

Woman and Bird, 1992, ink and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Woman and Bird

ink and watercolour on paper

37.5 x 29.5 cm

The Dinner Party I, 1992, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

The Dinner Party I

pen and watercolour on paper

29.6 x 41.8 cm

The Dinner Party II, 1992, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

The Dinner Party II

pen and watercolour on paper

29.6 x 41.8 cm

The Dinner Party III, 1992, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

The Dinner Party III

pen and watercolour on paper

29.6 x 41.8 cm

Study for ‘Caritas’ I, 1993, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Caritas’ I

pen and watercolour on paper

23.5 x 32 cm

Study for ‘Caritas’ II, 1993, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Caritas’ II

pen and watercolour on paper

25.7 x 27 cm

Study for ‘Caritas’ III, 1993, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Caritas’ III

pen and watercolour on paper

25.7 x 27 cm

Study for ‘Caritas’ IV, 1993, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Caritas’ IV

pen and watercolour on paper

29.6 x 42 cm

Study for ‘The Artist in her Studio’ I, 1993, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Artist in her Studio’ I

pen and watercolour on paper

29.6 x 41.8 cm

Study for ‘The Artist in her Studio’ II, 1993, pen and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Artist in her Studio’ II

pen and watercolour on paper

29.6 x 41.8 cm

Study for ‘On the Hill, Children’s Crusade’, 1996–8, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘On the Hill, Children’s Crusade’

pencil on paper

38 x 21 cm

The Butler, 1994, pencil ink and watercolour on paper

Paula Rego

The Butler

mixed media

29.4 x 32.6 cm

Study for ‘Dog Woman’, 1993, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Dog Woman’

pencil on paper

45 x 52 cm

Study for ‘Dog Woman’ – Wary, 1994, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Dog Woman’ – Wary

pencil on paper

29 x 40.5 cm

Study for ‘Sleeper’, 1994, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Sleeper’

pencil on paper

29.6 x 42 cm

Study for Girdle (Mary of Egypt), 1994, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for Girdle (Mary of Egypt)

pencil on paper

60 x 52.5 cm

Study for ‘Love’, 1995, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Love’

pencil on paper

29.5 x 42 cm

Study for ‘The Cell’, 1997, graphite on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Cell’

graphite on paper

40 x 58 cm

Study for ‘The Ambassador of Jesus’, 1997, pencil on paper and tracing paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘The Ambassador of Jesus’

mixed media

50.5 x 42 cm

Untitled (Abortion series), 1998, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Untitled (Abortion series)

pencil on paper

31 x 42 cm

Untitled (Study for ‘The Abortion’ series I) 1998, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Untitled (Study for ‘The Abortion’ series I)

pencil on paper

41.5 x 29.5 cm

Untitled (Study for ‘The Abortion’ series V), 1998, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Untitled (Study for ‘The Abortion’ series V)

pencil on paper

46 x 39 cm

Untitled (Study for ‘The Abortion’ series), 1998, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Untitled (Study for ‘The Abortion’ series)

pencil on paper

31 x 42 cm

Untitled (Study for ‘The Abortion’ series), 1998, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Untitled (Study for ‘The Abortion’ series)

pencil on paper

31 x 42 cm

Study for ‘Convulsion’ II, 2000, pastel on paper

Paula Rego

Study for ‘Convulsion’ II

pastel on paper

75 x 56 cm

The Recruit, 2000, pastel on paper

Paula Rego

The Recruit

pastel on paper

103 x 77 cm

Comfort, 2001, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Comfort

pencil on paper

60 x 52 cm

Embarrassment, 2001, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Embarrassment

pencil on paper

60 x 52 cm

Repugnance, 2001, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Repugnance

pencil on paper

42 x 29.7 cm

Scorn, 2001, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Scorn

pencil on paper

42 x 29.7 cm

Disgust, 2001, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Disgust

pencil on paper

42 x 29.7 cm

Girl Playing Guitar, 1996, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

Girl Playing Guitar

pencil on paper

37.5 x 28.5 cm

St Dympna, 2001, pencil on paper

Paula Rego

St Dympna

pencil on paper

42 x 29.7 cm