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Angeli Laudantes (Salisbury Cathedral): 699.2

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Current Location: In storage


Angeli Laudantes (Salisbury Cathedral)


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward




History note: The artist; sold at Christie's, 3 April 1909, bt. Agnews; C. Fairfax Murray

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


'Angeli Laudantes' appears to have been particularly popular as a tapestry design. In addition to its adaptation in toto, figures were woven separately from it, as for instance in the memorial tapestry of 1902 reproduced by Vallance, op. cit., p. 21.

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Materials used in production

Coloured chalks

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Frame Depth 77 mm Height 2271 mm Width 1691 mm
Paper Height 2128 mm Width 1543 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Coloured chalks on paper, stretched over a canvas-covered frame

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mr Fairfax Murray, April 4th, 1910
  • Location: Verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 699.2
Primary reference Number: 26652
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 August 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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