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Sketch of a woman: 1084.17a

Object information

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Sketch of a woman
Sketch of two figures


Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward



Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 142 mm
Width: 108 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Recto: copy of the figure to the right of the table from Giotto's 'The Dance of Salome' and 'The Head of the Baptiste is Presented to Herod'. Verso: copy of the two foreground figures at the right from Giotto's 'St. Francis Appears to Bishop Guido' and 'Vision of a Dying Friar'. (Carra, Carlo, Giotto pl. CXXIV).

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: pen and brown ink verso: pen and brown ink with graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Salome - Giotto / S. Croce.
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: these are / very badly copied
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Two sleepers. / S. Croce.
  • Location: Verso, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.17a
Primary reference Number: 27083
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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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