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Ink Drawing - Study of a Thistle

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1906P800
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1858c - 1858c

Maker Information

Artist:Frederick Sandys - View biography for Frederick Sandys

Notes

A. E. Whitley suggests that this is a study for the thistle in the foreground of Sandys' illustration 'The Old Chartist' (pub. 1862). Betty Elzea prefers to relate it to the wood-engraved illustration'Amor Mundi'.

Purchased and presented by Subscribers, 1906.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Botanical
Medium:Pen and ink on cream paper.
Material(s):Paper

Dimensions

Height:177 mm
Width:170 mm