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Sketch of window and balcony; centre right, sketch of two manuscript pages; lower centre, sketch of a beast with a lion's head, a goat's head and a snake's (?) head attached to a single body: 1070(5).f.19

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Sketch of window and balcony; centre right, sketch of two manuscript pages; lower centre, sketch of a beast with a lion's head, a goat's head and a snake's (?) head attached to a single body
Left, sketch of manuscript leaf with a letter 'P' surrounded by illustration; right, sketch of an illustrated 'E'

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: Donatello Pulpit at Prato
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Il convenerole; writing in the / lining of her / dress; in this book are virtues and vices / most beutiful / figures drawn anywhere over / the page and writing fitting in / the spaces
  • Location: Recto, right, surrounding sketch of manuscript
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: page from the Dante at Florence 29
  • Location: Verso, top
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: tree green shaded to white / shadowed part all gold / leaves of tree pink, blue green, / and vermilion
  • Location: Verso, below illuminated 'P'
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: letter E from same book / the letter itself and the figures on it are a pale / brown pink
  • Location: Verso, to right of illuminated 'E'
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1070(5).f.19
Primary reference Number: 82297
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Audit data

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

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

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