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Pencil Drawing - Tennysons St Agnes Eve - Compositional Sketch

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P596
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1855 - 1856

Maker Information

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

Notes

This drawing relates to the published wood-engraving for 'The Eve of St Agnes' in Tennyson's 'Poems' , published by Moxon in 1857 (p. 309). This drawing shows Millais' experimentation with posture and design. This work, along with two other sketches for the same poem, was exhibited at the Fine Art Society in 1901.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on paper.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:131 mm
Width:68 mm