- Museum number
Three sheets of sketches related to 'The fairy ring,' see 1972,U.563.
1974,U.1397: A preliminary drawing for 'The fairy ring.' Annotated below: 'Sketch for the fairy ring.' An architectural study and a drawing of a dog's head are in the margin right of the main composition.
1974, U.1396: A more precise and detailed sketch of the same subject with related sketches in the margins.
1974,U.1398: A small study related to 'The fairy ring' in a round frame. A toadstool with the figures and foliage outlined around it. A study of a monument above and a horse-race below.
Graphite and ink
- Production date
- 1850-1855 (See comments)
Height: 270 millimetres (approx height (smallest sheet- unevenly cut at the top edge))
Height: 210 millimetres (approx. height (largest sheet))
Width: 87 millimetres (approx width (smallest sheet))
Width: 336 millimetres (approx. width (largest sheet))
- Curator's comments
- For related drawings see 1972,U.563 and 1975,U.703.
These drawings appear to have been studies for an oil painting 'A Fairy Ring' 1856 (The British Institution).
See the curatorial comment on record 1974, U. 1-14 for information on Cruikshank's unmounted drawings.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179