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Title

Study of a bearded male head, looking up

1884


Artist

Sir Edward John Poynter

England

20 Mar 1836 - 26 Jul 1919


Details


Date

1884


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

black and white chalk on red-brown paper


Dimensions

35.4 x 25.0 cm sheet [irreg.]


Signature & date

Signed and dated centre right, black chalk "EJP [artist's monogram]/ Feb. 21./ 84".


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

213.1976


Artist information

Sir Edward John Poynter

Works in the collection

15


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, p 11.

Peter Raissis, Prints & drawings Europe 1500-1900, Sydney, 2014, col illus p 169.