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Pencil Drawing - Tennysons St Agnes Eve - Compositional Sketch

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P595
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1855 - 1856

Maker Information

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


This is one of three sketches for 'St Agnes Eve' related to the wood-engraving published in the Moxon edition of Tennyson's Poems, published in 1857. This is the drawing that is closest to the finalised wood-engraving and is the most detailed.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

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

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Height:168 mm
Width:73 mm