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A study for the kneeling girl fifth from the right in 'The Passing of Venus': 2019a

Object information

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Titles

A study for the kneeling girl fifth from the right in 'The Passing of Venus'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

Entities

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Description

Study for 'The Passing of Venus'

Notes

History note: Christie's Sale, 5th June 1919, (?part of lot 129), bt. Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 172 mm
Width: 238 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1876 CE - 1877 CE

Note

These two highly finished studies are contemporary with No. 2017, and are related to the oil version of the subject at Exeter College, Oxford (c.1876-77).

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

White bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite and highlights in white bodycolour on green paper

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2019a
Primary reference Number: 26400
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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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