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Fifteen studies of hands: 962.f.17

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Fifteen studies of hands
Four studies of fully draped women, and a sketch of a peacock


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward



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

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: lake, blue shadow glazed with gamboge, blue shadow, green shadow
  • Location: Verso, surrounding upper left figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: green shadow glazed with red, scarlet madder
  • Location: Verso, surrounding upper central figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: green sleeves, red shadows glazed green, pink, green
  • Location: Verso, surrounding upper right figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: lake, lake, lake
  • Location: Verso, surrounding lower left figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 962.f.17
Primary reference Number: 26710
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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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