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A wooded landscape with a winged male figure standing (left) beside a kneeling female figure, also winged, who embraces a child.
Pen and brown ink
- Production date
- 1849 (About, see curatorial comment)
Height: 114 millimetres
Width: 142 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This sketch may be related to Paton's painting 'The Quarrel of Oberon and Titania.' 1849, Scottish National Gallery, NG: 293.
The drawing has been glued to a secondary mount which appears to be a sheet torn from a sketchbook.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream (See curatorial comment)
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- One of a collection of 42 drawings by Sir Joseph Noel Paton and 2 by Waller Hugh Paton from the John Christian collection. See 2019.7015.452- 2019.7015.495.
John Christian purchased this drawing from the Maas Gallery. He retained the invoice No 2043, dated 7th January 2002 which provides the following information:
Sir Joseph Noel Paton, RSA (1821-1901)
Study of a couple.
Pen and Ink on paper;
4 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches."
Annotated on the secondary mount "13757", presumably a stock number or collection number.
This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
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