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Study for 'The Days of Creation': 2002.3

Object information

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Study for 'The Days of Creation'
Study of hands holding a globe for 'The Days of Creation'


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward




History note: Christie's Sale 5th June, 1919, bt. Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 149 mm
Width: 183 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1872

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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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EBJ
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1872
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: for DAYS OF CREATION
  • Location: Lower right

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2002.3
Primary reference Number: 26217
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Audit data

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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