- Museum number
Drawing after a classical sculpture of a nude athlete holding a discus; academic study done as a probationary drawing for Heatherly's Academy. c.1864-66
Graphite and black and white chalk on grey paper, with perforations at corners, lined on the back with a sheet of heavier grey paper, covered by a sheet of newspaper, 'The Times, Thursday, 10 May, 1866'
- Production date
Height: 760 millimetres
Width: 435 millimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1999 May-Jul, York City AG, 'The Artist's Model'
1999 Jul-Sep, Kenwood, London, 'The Artist's Model'
1999 Oct-Dec, Djanogly AG, Nottingham, 'The Artist's Model'
2013, Jul-Oct, Carlisle, Tullie House, 'George Howard: Artist & Patron'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This drawing and the others with which it was purchased, were part of a larger group of around 60 works bought by Alec Stirling in 1992 from a dealer who had purchased them from Wilfred Roberts, the grandson of the artist. Others from this group have been purchased by the NPG and the Fitzwilliam.
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