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Pencil Drawing - The Long Engagement - Sketch
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© Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
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|Collection:||Fine Art Prints and Drawings|
|Date:||1858c - 1859c|
|:||Arthur Hughes - View biography for Arthur Hughes|
The loosey lines of this sketch indicate that it is a very early drawing for the painting 'The Long Engagement' (1902P13). It already contains the basic elements of the composition: a young woman clasping her lover's hand and gazing at the bark of a tree.
|Presented by John N Bunney and Miss S E Bunney, 1998.|
|Production Period:||19th century|
|Medium:||Pencil heightened with white chalk on paper.|