This is a tracing from a work by Mrs Jemima Blackburn (1823-1909) who specialised in studies of birds and animals.

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


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Frederick Sandys -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
June 13 - 1859 - / Thorpe - / Mrs Blackburn
- below image Handwritten - Pencil


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings
63 (a) Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London 1947-09 - 1947-09
British Nineteenth Century Drawings and Watercolours (from the Birmingham Collection)
82 Art Museum of the Socialist Republic of Romania, Bucharest 1982-12-08 - 1983-01-02
82 National Art Gallery and Alexander Soutzos Museum, Athens 1983-01-12 - 1983-03-06
82 Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest 1983-03-17 - 1983-05-08


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons, Ltd., Derby p. 389
Pre-Raphaelite Drawings
1947 Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London p. 15
Frederick Sandys 1829-1904: A Catalogue Raisonné
Betty Elzea 2001 Antique Collectors' Club in association with Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service no. 1.C.152, pp. 151-52.


Almost certainly to have been acquired by Charles Fairfax Murray from the artist, or from the sale of the contents of the Sandys family home after the death of Sandys' mother in September 1883 (Elzea).

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