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Tile with Penelope, by Burne-Jones

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An image of Art Pottery. Tile. Penelope. Burne-Jones, Edward (British, 1833-1898). Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. Faulkner, Kate, painter (British, 1842-1898). A head and shoulders painted portrait of a woman, drawn in black, set on a deep blue ground. She wears a turban-style head-dress, which unwinds to fall over her right shoulder conceals most of her light brown hair, and a sage green bodice, and holds a needle in her raised left hand. At the top, right-hand side of the tile is a white ribbon label inscribed 'PENELOPE'. The glaze is dull, the sides are unglazed and the back of the tile is flat and rough. The cut down 6 inch tile. Buff earthenware, slip-coated, glazed and painted in blue, yellow, sage green, flesh-pink and black enamel colours, diameter 15.2 cm, circa 1865. Arts and Crafts.

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Art Pottery. Tile. Penelope. Burne-Jones, Edward (British, 1833-1898). Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. Faulkner, Kate, painter (British, 1842-1898). A head and shoulders painted portrait of a woman, drawn in black, set on a deep blue ground. She wears a turban-style head-dress, which unwinds to fall over her right shoulder conceals most of her light brown hair, and a sage green bodice, and holds a needle in her raised left hand. At the top, right-hand side of the tile is a white ribbon label inscribed 'PENELOPE'. The glaze is dull, the sides are unglazed and the back of the tile is flat and rough. The cut down 6 inch tile. Buff earthenware, slip-coated, glazed and painted in blue, yellow, sage green, flesh-pink and black enamel colours, diameter 15.2 cm, circa 1865. Arts and Crafts.

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  • Accession Number: C.3-1922
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 990 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 723.44kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1

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19th Century art pottery Arts and Crafts British Burne-Jones circular earthenware Edward Burne-Jones enamel female Fitz_AA glazed hair head-dress headdress Kate Faulkner Morris and Company needle Penelope pottery Pre-Raphaelite roundel Sir Edward Burne-Jones slip slip-coated slipware tiles woman

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