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|Collection:||Fine Art Prints and Drawings|
|Date:||1855 - 1856|
|Artist:||John Everett Millais - View biography for John Everett Millais|
This was drawn in preparation for the design engraved by the Dalziel Brothers for Tennyson's Poems, published in 1857. In this scene the lord himself is absent from the action, and the death of his wife is poignantly witnessed by her baby son held by his nurse.
|Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.|
|Production Period:||19th century|
|Medium:||Pencil on blue laid paper.|