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Nude study for Adam in the sixth panel of 'The Days of Creation': 2011A

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Nude study for Adam in the sixth panel of 'The Days of Creation'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Christie's Sale, 5th June, 1919 (49?), bt. Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 255 mm
Width: 182 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

In the finished picture, the sixth panel of 'The Days of Creation (1872-76, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard). Adam and Eve are depicted holding hands within a globe, held by angels, representing the stages of creation.

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: Study for Adam 6th panel Days of Creation
  • Location: Verso

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2011A
Primary reference Number: 26345
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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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