Male - Study of Southern Italian Peasant Boy
1860 – 1862
Accession number: 1904P39
Watercolour and bodycolour, over pencil, on brown paper.
Width: 108 mm
Height: 223 mm
One of two drawings of peasant boys in Birmingham's collection, inscribed with the various materials of the model's clothing. This was probably a life drawing done on one of Burne-Jones's first two trips to Italy in 1859 and 1862. It may have been worked on his return to London.
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