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Top, sketch of a woman(1); lower right, sketch of a woman seated at a table(2): 1084.12a

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Titles

Top, sketch of a woman(1); lower right, sketch of a woman seated at a table(2)
Sketch of a sailing ship(1); below, a sketch of a ribboned flag on a pole(2)

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 172 mm
Width: 127 mm

Relative size of this object

12.7 m17.2 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

Recto (1): from Bonifazio's 'Rich Man's feast', in the Accademia, Venice, (Berenson: Italian Painters of the Renaissance', Phaidon, pl. 90). Verso (1): this is the background vessel, and the flag (2) is a copy of that found at the left of Carpaccio's painting 'The Return of the Ambassadors to the King of England', from the cycle of the Scuola di Sant' Orsala. (Lautts pl. 36).

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 : Recto: graphite underdrawing, watercolour and bodycolour verso: graphite on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.12a
Primary reference Number: 26935
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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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