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Sketch of St. George mounted on his steed: 1084.9a

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Titles

Sketch of St. George mounted on his steed

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 156 mm
Width: 227 mm

Relative size of this object

22.7 m15.6 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

From Carpaccio's St. George fighting the Dragon. (Jan Lauts, 'Carpaccio', pl. 108).

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, bodycolour and highlights of white, with graphite underdrawing on paper, laid down on sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carpaccio / S. Giorgio di Schiavoni (?)
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.9a
Primary reference Number: 26916
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 June 2021 Last processed: Thursday 17 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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