Phoenix, Lauros Monroe. MALE NUDE - STUDY FOR KNIGHT - THE TOURNAMENT FROM IVANHOE. Pencil drawing on gray-green paper. Signed and dated "06" (1906), at right center, and titled, lower left. In very good condition. Phoenix was born in 1885, so this is likely a student work. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, He had a career as a painter, educator and designer, teaching at his own school at New York University.