Study of William Wordsworth by Benjamin Robert Haydon

Study of William Wordsworth.

Details

Medium:
Pencil with white heightening on brown paper
Dimensions:
44 x 31 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,625 ( Total: £35,287)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Christie's

The drawing is a study for Haydon's painting 'Christ's Entry into Jerusalem'.

Provenance

Bought at the sale of Haydon's effects in 1852, by Stephen Pearce; Mrs arthur A.Houghton Jr., her sale Christie's, London, 9/11/93, lot 84.

Venue details

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544 www.wordsworth.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

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