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Upper left, sketch of head and shoulders of a woman(1); Upper centre, sketch of the head and shoulders of a female figure(2); Lower left, sketch of two heads of female figures(3); At right, full-length figure of a woman(4): 1084.6

Object information

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Titles

Upper left, sketch of head and shoulders of a woman(1); Upper centre, sketch of the head and shoulders of a female figure(2); Lower left, sketch of two heads of female figures(3); At right, full-length figure of a woman(4)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 285 mm
Width: 228 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

(2) From the fresco 'The Birth of Mary', by Ghirlandaio, in St. Maria Novella. (Lauts Ghirlandaio, pl. 55). (3) From the fresco 'The Marriage of Mary', by Ghirlandaio, in St. Maria Novella. (Lauts, pl. 68). (4) From the fresco 'The Life of John the Baptist', by Ghirlandaio in St. Maria Novella. (Lauts, pl. 55).

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: Orcagna
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Ghirlandajo
  • Location: Upper centre-left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Ghirlandajo
  • Location: Centre left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Ghirlandajo
  • Location: Centre right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.6
Primary reference Number: 26906
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Audit data

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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