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Sketch of a soldier: 1084.18b

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Sketch of a soldier
Sketches of hair styles with hair decorations


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 soldier in the central middle ground from Carpaccio's 'The Arrival of St' Ursula at Cologne During the Siege of the Huns' (Lauts pl. 6).

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carpaccio
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: pink
  • Location: Left of figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: pink / slashes of white bound in with scarlet threads / deep yellow green silk / same for the sleeves / white / vermilion / steel
  • Location: Right of figure
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: E.B. Jones
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.18b
Primary reference Number: 27091
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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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