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Pencil Drawing - Tennyson's The Grandmother's Apology - Girl Seated on Floor

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P575
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1859 - 1859

Maker Information

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


This drawing of a young girl is a study that was later used in Millais' preparatory design for Tennyson's 'The Grandmother's Apology', also in Birmingham's collection (1906P574). The poem, along with the final wood-engraving by the Dalziel Brothers, was published in the periodical 'Once a Week' on 16 July, 1859.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

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

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Height:155 mm
Width:103 mm