Study for 'Cymon and Iphigenia': Iphigenia

Drawing details

Title: Study for 'Cymon and Iphigenia': Iphigenia
Date: c.1884
Media: Black and white chalk on brown paper
Dimensions: 17.8 x 31.0 cm
Location: Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire
Picture credit: Wyre Forest District Council Museum Service, Calderdale Museums and Arts
Reference number: 1974-370.8


Full-length nude study for the figure of Iphigenia in the painting 'Cymon and Iphigenia', (c.1884, private collection). The pose differs from that of the finished work as the hips lie flat, whereas in the painting they are rotated to face the viewer. Also the figure is turned in the final painting, so that the head is further from the viewer. 


Presented to Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire, in the early 1930s 

Exhibition history

  • 25 March 2005 to 03 May 2005, 'Lord Leighton: Nymphs and Nudes', Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire, Bewdley

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