Preparatory sketches for unidentified illustration

John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896)


Dimensions

Sheet: 18.5 x 11.5 cm (7 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.4100

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on blue paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

left: sketch of man with hat; right: partial sketch of man; lower right: outline of man’s head. verso: note by Millais

Inscription

l.r. in graphite pencil: "JEM"

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943); to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund