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Pencil Drawing - Isabella - Head Study of Servant

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P652
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1849 - 1849

Maker Information

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

Notes

The subject illustrates Keats' poem 'Isabella' or 'The Pot of Basil', derived from a story by Boccaccio.

One of five studies in Birmingham's collection for the painting 'Lorenzo and Isabella' in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, exhibited at the Royal Academy, London in 1849.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Boccacio John Keats
Medium:Pencil on toned paper.
Material(s):Pencil

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Dimensions

Height:334 mm
Width:220 mm