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Pencil Drawing - The Seed of David - Study for the Virgin and Child

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P311
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1856 - 1858

Maker Information

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


Probably a sketch from life for the Adoration of the Kings in the Llandaff altarpiece. The finished composition depicts Jane Morris but the model here is not Jane Morris.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style: Biblical
Medium:Pencil on paper.


Height:209 mm
Width:142 mm