Not on display
- Thomas Stothard 1755–1834
- Part of
- Studies for ‘The Pilgrimage to Canterbury’ (N01163). A00868-A00877 studies of groups, figures, heads etc.
- Ink on paper
- Support: 114 x 190 mm
- Presented by Henry Vaughan 1891
In this preliminary sketch for his painting of the Canterbury Pilgrims, Stothard is experimenting with the procession of figures in a frieze-like composition. He has also hand-written a key to the characters. There are also studies for the Squire, Knight, Yeoman, Monk and Friar.
Gallery label, September 2004