The Magazine

Spring, 1896, Page: 3

Page Dimensions: 32 x 25.5 cms

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Title: [Frontispiece]

Date: 1896

Inscription: Drawing, pencil and water colour on paper, inscribed bottom “1896 / SPRING –.– NUMBER” and signed “A RAEBURN”, inscribed above right in pencil “A. RAEBURN.”

Keywords: spring; figures; plants; trees; symbolism

Material: Pencil and watercolour

Commentary: This is a typical student exercise, containing a conventionalised figure and plant forms arranged symmetrically to fill a space. To signify Spring, the figure is garlanded with tulips and the trees are breaking into bud.