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William Morris, working on a tapestry, viewed from behind: PD.58-1998.f.4

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Titles

William Morris, working on a tapestry, viewed from behind

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Description

Extrcated from the PD.58-1998 bound volume

Notes

History note: Possibly Aglaia Cronio (née Ionides); Christie's 7 June 1996, lot 557; Christie's, 24 November 1998, lot 169

Legal notes

With a contribution from the M.G.C. / V. and A. Purchase Grant Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 136 mm
Width: 92 mm

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9.2 m13.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1998) by Christie's

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on laid paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.58-1998.f.4
Primary reference Number: 26440
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 17 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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