Pegi Nicol Macleod
c. 1937-1949. Image source:

People in her neighborhood are drawn from the artist’s perspective literally; from her window in Manhattan: above, beside, across and below. The studies result in larger involved paintings.


“I try to turn my weird street into something rich and strange.” – Pegi Nicol MacLeod, 1945.


Black ink, graphite, and watercolor on wove paper.


Artist: Pegi Nicol MacLeod.

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Figure Studies, c.1937-1949. Image source:
Pegi Nicol Macleod
Fire escape people or Manhattan neighbours, 1942. Image source: