Sketch for the Statue of the Cawnpore Angel
Louisa Anne Beresford (née Stuart), Marchioness of Waterford (1818-1891)
Pencil, ink and sepia
"Scrap-Book," Victoria and Albert Museum.
Bequeathed by Miss M. A. V. Cochran, cousin and god-daughter of the artist.
Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum
Most of the sketches in the scrapbook are on Biblical subjects for paintings or frescoes, but this one is for a sculpture. [Commentary continues below. Click on the image to enlarge it, and mouse over the text for links.]