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Sketch of a soldier: 1084.18b

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Sketch of a soldier
Sketches of hair styles with hair decorations

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?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

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).

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

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

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1084.18b
Primary reference Number: 27091
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Sketch of a soldier" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/27091 Accessed: 2023-02-04 13:41:54

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