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Drawing - Struggling Figures
  • Struggling Figures
    Alfred Stevens, born 1817 - died 1875
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Struggling Figures

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1844 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Alfred Stevens, born 1817 - died 1875 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sir Charles Holroyd

  • Museum number:

    E.175-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 247

Physical description

A sheet of studies in pencil for a composition of 'Struggling Figures' with a study of an urn or carved vessel on the back. Stamped with the Stannus Collection mark and pen-marked 4 (encircled). There is also a cross written in the top left corner in pencil and the sheet is torn on both left and right margins.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1844 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Alfred Stevens, born 1817 - died 1875 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped 'Stannus Coll.' and pen-marked with a number 4 (encircled).

Pencil cross in the top left hand corner of the sheet.

Dimensions

Height: 37.9 cm, Width: 28.2 in

Descriptive line

A sheet of studies in pencil for a composition of 'Struggling Figures' by Alfred Stevens, with a study of an urn or carved vessel on the back. Great Britain, ca. 1844.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Romney Towndrow, Kenneth. The Works of Alfred Stevens at the Tate Gallery. London: Published by the Tate Gallery Trustees, 1950.

Materials

Paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Figures; Urn; Vessel

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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