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Venus appearing to Aeneas before Carthage: 1183.1

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Titles

Venus appearing to Aeneas before Carthage

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: The artist; Laurence W. Hodson; Hodson's sale Christie's, June 25th 1906, Lot 37, bt. J.R. Holliday for £430.10.0 (together with other 28 drawings numbered 1183)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1927-01) by Holliday, J. R.

Dating

Production date: AD 1873

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Drawn Area Height 144 mm Width 140 mm
Sheet Size Height 174 mm Width 171 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite within ruled margin on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: VENUS
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: ENEAS
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: CARTHAGO
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: E B J
  • Location: Lower left, below drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1873
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1183.1
Primary reference Number: 26822
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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