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The Burning of the Ships: 1183.5

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Titles

The Burning of the Ships

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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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 1874

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Drawn Area Height 142 mm Width 140 mm
Sheet Size Height 172 mm Width 171 mm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E B J
  • Location: Lower left, below drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1874
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1183.5
Primary reference Number: 26828
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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