- Museum number
- Object: The Percipient
The Virgin Mary and Christ Child seated within a Gothic structure, perhaps a ruined church, with two flowers growing from the stones in the foreground, a river and cathedral tower in the background; an arched border made from cobwebs is formed around the upper corners. 1927
Etching on laid paper
- Production date
Height: 283 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Height: 513 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
Width: 275 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Width: 365 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
- Curator's comments
- An impression of this print was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1927.
See no 112 in Elizabeth Harvey-Lee's catalogue 'Impressions of landscape and country life.' November 1989.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased this print from Elizabeth Harvey-Lee. He retained the invoice dated 03.04.90 which provides the following information:
"Nathaniel Sparks R.E. (1880-1956)
Exhibited at the R.A. 1927"
Inscribed in pencil in the lower right hand corner of the sheet:
- Prints and Drawings
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