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Figure study for 'The Goldfish Pool': 1228

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Figure study for 'The Goldfish Pool'


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward



Measurements and weight

Height: 262 mm
Width: 171 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


A study for the watercolour, 'The Goldfish Pool' (1861) at Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery (125-1949-31). The figure was formerly thought to be the Beggar Maid, presumably an early version, but was correctly identified by Mr. D.R. Perriam in November 1970.

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of cartridge paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on white cartridge paper

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1228
Primary reference Number: 26113
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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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