Study of Evergreen Boughs with Snow

Study used in background of "The Little Mourner," illustration for "English Sacred Poetry" (London: Routledge, 1862)

probably 1858
Frederick Sandys (English, 1832–1904)


Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 26.5 cm (5 1/8 x 10 7/16 in.); mount: 13.7 x 27.1 cm (5 3/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1478

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil heightened with white on tan paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study used in background of “The Little Mourner,” illustration for “English Sacred Poetry” (London: Routledge, 1862)

Inscription

In very pale graphite, difficult to read, at lower right: Hayworth (?) / Jan (?) 1858 (?)

Signed

F. S. lower right

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