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Pencil Drawing - Sketch of a young Child after the engraving 'Child holding a Bird' by Master P (1511)

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1927P370
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1857 - 1857

Maker Information

Artist:Frederick Sandys - View biography for Frederick Sandys


This is one of a number of drawings in the collection executed on pages from the same notebook with the watermark 'Joynson 1855.' Betty Elzea has identified the sketch as a copy of the engraving 'Child holding a Bird' dated 1511. Sandys appears to have thought the work was by G. Antonio da Brescia but it is now thought to be by the Master P (Frederick Sandys 1829-1904: A Catalogue Raisonné, p. 144).

Bequeathed by James Richardson Holliday, 1927.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on paper watermarked '[J]oynson 1855.'


Height:156 mm
Width:98 mm