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Sketch of a youth's head: 1084.15b

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Sketch of a youth's head
Sketch of a woman in profile


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward



Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 141 mm
Width: 108 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Recto: graphite verso: graphite with pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: from a predella in / San. Spirita covered /with candle-wax
  • Location: Verso, to right of figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: crossed through, graphite

  • Text: NB D all psiaints(?) all view the work at
  • Location: Verso, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: gray white and / from pattern
  • Location: Verso, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.15b
Primary reference Number: 26958
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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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