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A study for the the second figure from the left in 'The Passing of Venus': 2019b

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Titles

A study for the the second figure from the left in 'The Passing of Venus'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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Description

Studies for figures in '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: 168 mm
Width: 210 mm

Relative size of this object

21 m16.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1876 CE - 1877 CE

Note

These two (see also 2019a) 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 : Graphite with highlights in white bodycolour on green paper

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2019b
Primary reference Number: 26401
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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