Studies for the Virgin and Child with St Anne and the infant Baptist, and some studies of machinery Pen and brown ink, with grey wash, heightened with white, over black chalk, indented for transfer Verso: Variant of recto group, and man's head in profile to r Black chalk, and the group transferred from recto Popham & Pouncey 1950 A. The largest study (enclosed in a frame), with the Virgin seated to the 1. on the lap of S. Anne, holding the Infant Christ, Who reaches out to S. John standing on the r. B. A wheel, through which passes an axle-shaft, c. A mill-wheel with water pouring on it from a conduit. D. An inscription: "pagol data vechia per / vedere le machie de / le pietre tedessce". e. A large wheel on a shaft on which are smaller wheels (?). F. The whole group (variant of A), g. Slight scrawl of a child leaning back to the r.—his 1. leg bent. H. The Child, in much the same position as in A, leaning over to the r. and extending His r. arm. I. The Child seated in profile to the r., His r. arm raised. J. Very slight sketch of the Virgin seated on the lap of S. Anne, her legs crossed (preliminary to k). k. The Virgin, her legs crossed, seated on the lap of S. Anne, whose legs and head only are indicated. L. Part of a bridge, weir, or dam. M. Inscription: "fa coche dove lacq" (another line below?). N. Part of a sketch of a (?) dam. [See Popham & Pouncey 1950, cat. no. 108 for a diagram of the positions of parts A-N on the BM sheet]
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