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Study for the figure of Alexander Pope in 'Pope rejected by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu', exhibited at the RA in 1852; whole-length seated in a chair to left, his left arm resting on the back of the chair, his head resting against his left hand, looking right, wearing long jacket and long curling hair or wig (?)
Black chalk and graphite, heightened with white, on grey-green paper
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Height: 497 millimetres
Width: 384 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Study for the oil painting exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1852 (no. 336), now in Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand, as 'Pope Makes Love To Lady Mary Wortley Montagu' (1974/59).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1935 BM, P&D, 'Exhibition of the past hundred years 1835-1934' no no.
2006/7 Nov-Mar, London, Guildhall Art Gallery, 'William Powell Frith:...'
2007 Mar-Jul, Harrogate, Mercer Art Gallery, 'William Powell Frith:...'
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