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Pencil Drawing - Found - Study for the Man's Head

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P289
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1854c - 1854c

Maker Information

Artist:Dante Gabriel Rossetti - View biography for Dante Gabriel Rossetti


There are fifteen surviving figure studies for 'Found', Rossetti's only work on a contemporary 'moral' subject. Birmingham's collection has two drawings of the woman's head (one of them drawn from Fanny Cornforth) and three of the man's. This particular study is possibly drawn from Frederic George Stephens (1828-1907), one of the original members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on paper.


Height:200 mm
Width:160 mm