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Studies of feet for 'The Golden Stairs': 1992

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Studies of feet for 'The Golden Stairs'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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Notes

History note: Lady Burne-Jones; Christie's Sale, 5th June 1919, bought Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 263 mm
Width: 175 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Production date: AD 1878

Note

Four studies of feet descending stairs 'The Golden Stairs' (1872-80, Tate Gallery). The model for the girls' bodies, and presumably, therefore, for these studies, was the Italian Antonia Caiva.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of cartridge paper

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E.B.J.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1878
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1992
Primary reference Number: 26140
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 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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