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Upper left, sketch of a man with hands in prayer attitude(1); Upper centre, sketch of a male figure with his hand in a muff(2); Upper right, sketch of a figure holding a staff(3); Centre left, sketch of a hand holding a glove(4); Centre, sketch of a head with a crown upon it(5); Centre right, sketch of a figure of a man with his hand on the head of a young boy(6); Lower left, sketch of a female figure holding a scroll(7): 1084.4

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Titles

Upper left, sketch of a man with hands in prayer attitude(1); Upper centre, sketch of a male figure with his hand in a muff(2); Upper right, sketch of a figure holding a staff(3); Centre left, sketch of a hand holding a glove(4); Centre, sketch of a head with a crown upon it(5); Centre right, sketch of a figure of a man with his hand on the head of a young boy(6); Lower left, sketch of a female figure holding a scroll(7)

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 285 mm
Width: 228 mm

Relative size of this object

22.8 m28.5 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

(1) This figure is a copy of the figure to the left of the second column at the left of the painting 'Curse of Ham' at the Campo Santo Piza. (Stokes: Gozzoli). (3) This figure is a copy of the far left foreground figure from the 'Adoration of the Magi' (Rossi, Giuseppe; fig. 41) (6) This figure group is a copy of the central foreground figure group from 'The Fall of Sodom' (Rossi, figure 28) (7) This figure is a copy of the figure, fourth from the left of the lower left figure group, from the 'Birth of Eseau. (Rossi, figure 31).

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Campo Santo / Benozzo Gozzoli
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (C-en--)
  • Location: To left of figure in (1)
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: with a line leading to the left-hand side of the garment

  • Text: lake
  • Location: To right of figure in (1)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: yellow hair, white, brown fur, lake, lake(sleeve), white, lake, blue, white
  • Location: Surrounding figure in (2), in clockwise direction
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: blue, yellow, blue, yellow, blue, yellow, faint venet
  • Location: Surrounding figure in (3)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Shepherds dress
  • Location: Far right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: gold, red hair, white coa
  • Location: Surrounding sketch (5), clockwise
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: from the fall of Sodom
  • Location: To right of group in (6)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: olive, green, white fur, green & olive green, blue, blue & white furs, brown, grass green, olive, white fur
  • Location: Surrounding group in (6), clockwise
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Location: To right of figure in (7)
  • Method of creation: Linen, Birth of Eseau, lake, linen

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.4
Primary reference Number: 26882
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/26882 Accessed: 2022-01-20 10:28:35

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