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Pencil Drawing - Beata Beatrix - Compositional Sketch

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P299
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1860c - 1862c

Maker Information

Artist:Dante Gabriel Rossetti - View biography for Dante Gabriel Rossetti


This is a study for the oil painting 'Beata Beatrix'. There are several versions of the painting, including one in the Tate (1864-70) and in Birmingham's collection (1877). The composition in this sketch is much like that of the final painting.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

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

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Height:89 mm
Width:78 mm