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Pencil Drawing - Oure Ladye of Saturday Night - Study for the Child Seated on Knees of the Madonna and two seperate Studies of the Child's Legs / Study of Ornament

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P687
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1847 - 1847

Maker Information

Artist:Ford Madox Brown - View biography for Ford Madox Brown


This drawing is a study for the toddler sitting on the knees of the Madonna in the cartoon 'Oure Ladye of Saturday night.' The child sits with crossed legs, almost completely facing the viewer. There are two further studies of the child's left leg on the same sheet and on the reverse is a frieze design in black ink which Mary Bennett has identified as the the border of the tent in Lear and Cordelia (Tate).

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on paper.


Height:146 mm
Width:119 mm