Compositional sketches for Parable of the Good Samaritan

about 1863
John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 13.1 cm (8 3/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1446

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

kept in Millais Box 4: Parables of our Lord

Inscription

On verso: sketches, notes for woodengraved illustration in "Parable of the Good Samaritan" (Good Words, 1863, p. 241)

Provenance

Harold T. Hartley, (1851-1943, London); to his son Sir Harold Hartley (1878-1972, London); purchased by MFA, April 14, 1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund