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Aslaug: PD.68-1996

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Painter: Sleigh, Bernard




History note: Edmund Bulkley, by whom acquired, 1902/3

Measurements and weight

Height: 49.6 cm
Width: 31.2 cm

Relative size of this object

31.2 cm49.6 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1996) by Bulkley, M.A.B.


Production date: AD 1902


The subject is taken from William Morris' The Earthly Paradis, Part X: The Fostering of Aslaug.

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Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Tempera on canvas

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: BS
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1902
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.68-1996
Primary reference Number: 3914
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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