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Two studies for the drapery of the head of Merlin: 962.f.9

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Two studies for the drapery of the head of Merlin
Above study of drapery of crossed legs; below study of sandled feet

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 253 mm
Width: 366 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-04) by Executors of Sir Edward Burne-Jones

Dating

1870 - 1872

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Studies for drapery on head of Merlin - / Merlin and Nimuë
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: by E. Burne-Jones
  • Location: Lower left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (1871-72)
  • Location: Lower left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Studies for Merlin's feet - in "Merlin & Nimue" or the Beguiling of Merlin. / By E. Burne-Jones
  • Location: Verso, below drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (1871-72)
  • Location: Verso, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 962.f.9
Primary reference Number: 26693
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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