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Sir Edward Burne-Jones: 778

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Sir Edward Burne-Jones


Draughtsman: Murray, Charles Fairfax



Measurements and weight

Height: 338 mm
Width: 222 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: AD 1869-07

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite and sepia with white gouache highlights on paper, mounted on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CFM
  • Location: Upper left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 7.69
  • Location: Upper left, following the above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: E.B. Jones
  • Location: Upper left

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 778
Primary reference Number: 12145
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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