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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:1906P562
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1857c - 1857c

Maker Information

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


This work is a study for the painting The Escape of a Heretic, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1857. The main study depicts the figures of the girl and her lover. There are a further six studies on the reverse of the work.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

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


Height:273 mm
Width:180 mm