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Study of a woman's head(1); study of a figure leaning on a railing(2): 1084.17d

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Study of a woman's head(1); study of a figure leaning on a railing(2)

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: 142 mm
Width: 108 mm

Relative size of this object

10.8 m14.2 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 (2): copy of the figure at the right of the archway of the Carpaccio painting 'The English Ambassadors and St. Ursula Talking to her Father' (Lauts, pl. 40).

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, watercolour with brush on paper

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.17d
Primary reference Number: 27087
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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