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|Collection:||Fine Art Prints and Drawings|
|Date:||1850 - 1850|
|Artist:||John Everett Millais - View biography for John Everett Millais|
This is a preparatory drawing for an unpublished etching intended for the fifth number of The Germ periodical to illustrate a story by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery also has one of the few surviving etchings of the same subject of a fifteenth-century painter painting his mortally ill lover.
|Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.|
|Production Period:||19th century|
|Medium:||Pencil on tracing paper backed on to paper.|