- Museum number
- The fairy ring.
A fantasy; night scene with elf flying on back of bat silhouetted against crescent moon, below circle of elves dance around central group, tall grass and foxgloves to right
Watercolour with graphite touched with bodycolour
- Production date
Height: 371 millimetres
Width: 498 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This study is related to an oil painting of the same title 'A Fairy Ring' 1856 (The British Institution).
For related sketches in The British Museum's collection, see: 1975, U.703 and 1974,U.1396-1398.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1980 May-Jul, Brighton Museum, 'British Fairies', (ex cat.)
1997/8 Nov-Feb, London, RA, In Fairyland ...
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179