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Pencil Drawing - The Escape of a Heretic - Sketch of the Girl and her Lover

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P561
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1857c - 1857c

Maker Information

Artist:John Everett Millais - View biography for John Everett Millais


This sketch is for the painting The Escape of a Heretic, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1857 and now in the Museum of Art in Puerto Rico. The main study depicts the figures of the girl and her lover. There are a further four sketches on the reverse of this drawing.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

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


Height:223 mm
Width:135 mm