An Angel Holding a Wreath (or a Crown of Thorns) in the Right Hand and a Staff in the Left.

An Angel Holding a Wreath (or a Crown of Thorns) in the Right Hand and a Staff in the Left.

An Angel Holding a Wreath (or a Crown of Thorns) in the Right Hand and a Staff in the Left
Unknown
Mid 16th century
Lead-point or chalk on laid paper, pre-washed pink
Width 10.1 cm x height 16.5 cm
Museum no. 8638b

An example of a pre-washed paper, the colour of which sets off the delicate lines beautifully.