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Aeneas and the Sibyl in the Underworld: 1183.6

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Aeneas and the Sibyl in the Underworld


Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)


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.


Production date: AD/CE 1874

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Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Drawn Area: Height 142 mm Width 140 mm
Sheet Size: Height 178 mm Width 172 mm

Techniques used in production

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

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1183.6
Primary reference Number: 26829
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 18 May 2021

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

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