Here I like the way the feet are positioned and want to draw inspiration from this for my own drawings with the shading but also how I could manipulate the negative space surrounding and in the centre to put something else into the image Study
In the Century Charles Bargue, along with Jean-Léon Gérôme, made art prints for art students to copy. Search for "Bargue plates" for many examples. The entire course was also reprinted recently and can be bought from bookstores.
This A Level Art sketchbook page is beautiful in its simplicity: devoid of all superfluous decoration, it shows a dedicated and committed student learning a technique from an artist and then carefully applying this to original artwork.