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St George and the Dragon - design for glass: 1428

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Titles

St George and the Dragon - design for glass

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

Entities

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Notes

History note: Mrs. Thomas Ayres; sold to Sydney Cockerell, 2 Aug. 1905; J.R. Holliday

Measurements and weight

Height: 119 mm
Width: 156 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

Note

One of six designs for stained glass made for the Morris Firm, 1861-2.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: DGR
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Sketch by D.G Rossetti for one of the cartoons of St. George and the Dragon now in the Birmingham Gallery. Bought by me from Mrs. Ayres of Kew. Aug 2 1905 (note by S.C. Cockerell)
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: DG 57
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 58/60
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1428
Primary reference Number: 13365
Surtees: 148A
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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