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View down a narrow city street with silhouetted figures intermittently placed: 1070(5).f.18

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Titles

View down a narrow city street with silhouetted figures intermittently placed
Upper left, an angel's wing (?) with some feathers having detail similar to that of a peacock with a sketch of a single feather below, left; lower right, sketch of a staircase passing over two arches

Maker(s)

Burne-Jones, Edward (Draughtsman)

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: SIENA
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: FLORENCE / Bibliotica Nazionale. Dante. Comento di F. da Buti. 29
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: PRATO
  • Location: Verso, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: ground all laid / in dim red (like / Indian red and white) - / feathers drawn in / gold, eyes gold / and green
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: In Riccardi chapel
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: bluish green; green; gold
  • Location: Verso, right of single feather
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1070(5).f.18
Primary reference Number: 82278
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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