This is a drapery study for the figure of the Madonna in the cartoon 'Oure Ladye of Saturdaye Night' which Brown completed in 1847. During this period he Brown lived in several lodgings: in early 1847 he was in Kensington, having previously stayed with a brother-in-law in Blackheath. LM

  • Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1906.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Ford Madox Brown -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
F M Brown 1847 Kensington
Signature and date bottom left Handwritten 1847 Brown ink.


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 City of Bemrose & Sons Ltd, Derby p. 38
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings and Watercolours
1953 Arts Council of Great Britain p. 5
Ford Madox Brown: The Unofficial Pre-Raphaelite
Laura MacCulloch, Tessa Sidey 2008 D. Giles Limited, London p. 68

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