The Virgin Mary after Correggio by Sir John Everett Millais

Drawn by the artist at the age of eight.

Details

Medium:
Pencil
Dimensions:
29 x 24 cm
Acquired in:
1916
Presented by:
Juliet Reckitt through The Art Fund

This work is one of seven purchased at the Christie's sale held in aid of the British Red Cross Society. Miss Julia Reckitt donated the sum of £50 and the Art Fund purchased the works and distributed them to seven public institutions including the British Museum, Tate, Birmingham and Manchester.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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