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Chalk Drawing - Unknown Subject - Compositional Sketch

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P1023
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1850 - 1860

Maker Information

Artist:Frederick Sandys - View biography for Frederick Sandys


This is a compositional sketch for an unknown subject. The loose lines used by Sandys and the lack of detail suggest that this is a very early sketch and may have been the first time that the artist jotted down his idea for the composition on paper.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Medium:Black chalk on paper.


Height:131 mm
Width:88 mm