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Top, sketch of the city as seen in the distance; below, view down a narrow city street lined with buildings: 1070(5).f.20

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Titles

Top, sketch of the city as seen in the distance; below, view down a narrow city street lined with buildings
Upper left, view down city street with an archway at its end; below, sketch of a tiger (?) holding down a man with its front paws

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: VOLTERRA
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: VOLTERRA
  • Location: Verso, at right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: pulpit in Duomo / to the left, back to back with this is a Minotaur / with a womans [sic] head between his forefeet
  • Location: Verso, lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1070(5).f.20
Primary reference Number: 82298
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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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