This is a preliminary study for 'The Young Poet' (1957P30), Hughes' first Pre-Raphaelite painting. Leonard Roberts believes that both this sketch and the final painting were executed in about 1849 (Arthur Hughes: His Life and Works, p. 128).

  • Presented by Leonard Roberts, 1995.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
- Arthur Hughes -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
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Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
Arthur Hughes: His Life and Works
Leonard Roberts 1997 Antique Collectors' Club No. 4.2, p. 122, repr. p. 122


From scrapbook belonging to Herbert Hardwick Trist; his widow Mrs Louisa Mary Trist, 1935; her daughter Maud Margaret Trist, 1937; bought by Sir Frank Brangwyn; Abbott and Holder, London by September 1991 (removed from scrapbook); bought by Leonard Roberts, 13 March 1992.

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