It is exhibited at the Tate along with the mass of preparatory material he used to create it.
After preparatory school in Illinois, Hay went to Brown University, where he amused men and charmed women.
Moreover, a preparatory nap counteracts the effects of sleep deprivation better than a nap taken after the missed sleep.
Two preparatory drawings—by Lorenzo Monaco and Raphael—are shown next to the relevant panel painting.
When they have been peeled they are stacked, preparatory to being sold.
Again they came at daylight, and sang a war-song, preparatory to an attack.
Then it crouched low, preparatory to making a leap to another rock higher up.
Well, then, at the age of ten he goes to a preparatory school.
Robin turned himself about, preparatory to rising, then hastily shrank back into the shelter afforded by the ferns.
There are difficulties to be overcome in the preparatory stages.
early 15c., from Late Latin praeparatorius, from Latin praeparatus (see preparation). Earlier in same sense was preparative (late 14c.). Applied from 1822 to junior schools in which pupils are "prepared" for a higher school.