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Pencil Drawing - The Young Poet - Compositional Sketch

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1995P5
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1849c - 1849c

Maker Information

:Arthur Hughes - View biography for Arthur Hughes


This is a preliminary study for 'The Young Poet' (1957P30), Hughes' first Pre-Raphaelite painting. Leonard Roberts believes that both this sketch and the final painting were executed in about 1849 (Arthur Hughes: His Life and Works, p. 128).

Presented by Leonard Roberts, 1995.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Pencil on paper, arched top.


Height:110 mm
Width:170 mm

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