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Pen and Ink Drawing - Thackeray's Barry Lyndon - The last Days of Barry Lyndon

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P659
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1878 - 1879

Maker Information

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


Millais made four illustrations for Thackeray's story of Barry Lyndon. This scene shows Barry Lyndon sitting with his mother in Fleet Prison. It reveals a tighter style in comparison with Millais's earlier work.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pen and black ink with a touch of bodycolour, on card.

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Height:201 mm
Width:155 mm