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Pencil Drawing - Sketches for an Unrealised / Unidentified Subject, incorporating the Female Figure in Mariana and Woman folding Cloth.

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P634
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1850c - 1850c

Maker Information

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


The figure of a woman stretching by a window on the left is a study for Millais' oil painting Mariana (1850-51, Tate) whilst the woman folding a piece of cloth on the right appears in a drawing for his Christ in the House of His Parents (Tate).

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

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

Associated People


Height:68 mm
Width:130 mm