"I was hungered and ye gave me meat; —naked and ye clothed, me." Matthew XXV: 35–36 (from Sketchbook)

Graphite on off-white wove paper | 16.8 x 20.3cm | c. 1838 and after

Francis William Edmonds

The execution of sketches and studies was a crucial part of Edmonds’s creative process. Many of his drawings exist as independent works--apparently never taken further--but many others represent an initial step in his conception for paintings. This s...
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