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Lord Leighton PRA, Study of an arm

Study of an arm

Lord Leighton PRA (1830 - 1896)

RA Collection: Art

A study of sleeved arm, drawn in black chalk with white painted highlights. The arm is crooked and the hand appears to be supporting something heavy, possibly a body. The drawing may be for a figure in Leighton's painting of 'Samson and Delilah'.

Object details

Title
Study of an arm
Artist/designer
Lord Leighton PRA (1830 - 1896)
Object type
Drawing
Medium
Black chalk and white paint on blue wove paper
Dimensions

343 mm x 223 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
04/658
Acquisition
Given by Mrs Matthews 1896 and Mrs Alexandra Orr 1896
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