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Study for 'The Depths of the Sea': three studies: 964(2)

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Study for 'The Depths of the Sea': three studies


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward



Measurements and weight

Height: 320 mm
Width: 222 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-06) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Both this drawing and No. 964(1) are studies for the legs of the drowned sailor in 'The Depths of the Sea'.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Blue chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of tracing paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Blue chalk on tracing paper, pasted onto another sheet of tracing paper

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 964(2)
Primary reference Number: 26080
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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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