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Design for the decoration of the Red House: 'The Wedding Procession of Sir Degrevaunt': 869

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Titles

Design for the decoration of the Red House: 'The Wedding Procession of Sir Degrevaunt'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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Measurements and weight

Height: 265 mm
Width: 265 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

Production date: AD 1860

Note

A design for the mural executed in the summer of 1860 at the Red House, illustrated (fig. 1) in the 1975 A.C. Catalogue. There is a very similar drawing at the R.I.B.A. collection, and a study squared for transfer at Birmingham (Nos. 64 and 63 in catalogue). John Christian writes: 'The composition seems to be inspired by Giotto's fresco of 'The Wedding Procession of the Virgin' in the Arena Chapel, Padua, which Burne-Jones would have known from the woodcuts published by the Arundel Society in 185360, whith notes by Ruskin'.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of card

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink on card, scraped and moistened in places

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 869
Primary reference Number: 26029
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 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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