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Jupiter at the left and Mars at the right above an eagle and a dog respectively: 1070(5).f.6

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Titles

Jupiter at the left and Mars at the right above an eagle and a dog respectively
Study of David about the throw the sling with the rock in it

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Burne-Jones, Edward

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Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922-07) by Burne-Jones, Sir Philip

Dating

Production date: AD 1873

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Size Height 179 mm Width 254 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on off white paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: city of Rome
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: SIENA
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 11
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: under an arch in the chapel in the Palazzo Publico / at the top is a cicular picture of Rome - on the / side the figures above - and on the other Apollo / with a raven and Pallas with a bat
  • Location: Below centre at right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: JUPITER
  • Location: Below figure to left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: MARS
  • Location: Below figure to right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: gold ground, / red flames, / gold crown / dim grey blue dress, / gold border, / deep red shoes
  • Location: To left of figure of Jupiter
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: ultramarine cloak, / grey dress, / red horses
  • Location: To the right of the figure of Mars
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: In the Duomo - a figure / of David incised on the pa(int?) / Goliath on the other side - in / the middle of a circle with / David holding a book of / music and minstrels / standing around him
  • Location: Verso, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1070(5).f.6
Primary reference Number: 82258
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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