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Upper left, sketch of a group of figures including a woman with her hand on the shoulder of a small boy(1); right centre, sketch of a small boy with his left hand held by a hand (2); lower centre, copy of figure(3); centre right, two studies of women's heads(4): 1084.3

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Upper left, sketch of a group of figures including a woman with her hand on the shoulder of a small boy(1); right centre, sketch of a small boy with his left hand held by a hand (2); lower centre, copy of figure(3); centre right, two studies of women's heads(4)

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

From the artist's children, Sir Philip Burne-Jones, and Mrs Mackail.

Measurements and weight

Height: 269 mm
Width: 333 mm

Relative size of this object

33.3 m26.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1923-04) by Burne-Jones, Sir Philip

Note

(1) This figure group is a copy of the far right figures from Andrea da Firenze 'The Miracle of the Temptation of St. Ranieri.' (Carli, Enzo 'Pittura Pisana Del Trecento', Vol. 2, p. 32). (2) Copy of the far left figure from Andrea da Firenze 'The Conversion of St. Ranieri', (Carli, Vol. 2, p. 30) (3) From the 'Last Judgement', Pisa, Camposanto (Carli Vol. I, pl. 97, detail pl. 113). (4) Copy from the 'Last Judgement', heads of the figures third row from the bottom at the lower right. (Carli, Vol. I, pl. 97, detail pl. 111).

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Watercolour wash
Graphite
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite underdrawing, watercolour wash blotted in some places to give impression of a fresco - bodycolour, pen outlines in violet ink on off-white paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Campo Santo Pisa / Simone Memmi
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.3
Primary reference Number: 26881
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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