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Pencil Drawing - Isabella - Head study of the Youth

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P653
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1848 - 1848

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. A related compositional sketch is in the British Museum.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on paper, laid on card.
Material(s):Card

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Dimensions

Height:257 mm
Width:202 mm